An ace Nigerian music producer and singer, OJB, whose real name is Babatunde Okungbowa has been confirmed dead.
His death was confirmed by the management of his record company this evening. He died at the age of 49
The statement released by OJB Management reads;
"It is with sadness in our hearts that we report that Babatunde Okungbowa, known to the world as OJB Jezreel passed on early this morning, Tuesday, June 14, 2016. His kidney transplant had failed completely since last week. He was down with kidney related disease, and consequently was flown to India for a transplant in 2013."
"After the successful surgery, OJB Jezreel, showered praises on his first wife, Mama J, for being there for him and donating one of her kidneys to save his life."
"OJB passes on a month to his 50th birthday. His body has been deposited in a morgue at Isolo General Hospital."
"He is survived by three wives, June, Korede, Mabel and eight children."
"Further information will be communicated to the public through this medium"