TRIBUTE TO OJB JEZREEL
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Without the existence of death, humans would never understand the essence of living a meaningful life. When death calls, no man can decline.
On the 14th of June 2016,Babatunde Jezreel Okungbowa popularly known as OJB Jezreel passed on. Till the time of his death he was a prolific singer, songwriter and producer.
It is sad to know that in the course of writing this article, the use of past tense would be employed. The 49 years he spent on the planet earth was used in the reformation and recreation of the Nigerian music scene.
The history of the industry is incomplete if OJB Jezreel’s name isn’t mentioned. He produced various songs for many artistes, composed beautiful songs as well as sang beautiful songs.
In June 2013,he was diagnosed with acute kidney failure. With the donation of kidney by one of his wives, he was back on his feet again. We never knew that death was only on recess. 3 years after in June 2016, he lost his tussle with death. He would be greatly missed. The brevity of life should challenge of to make the most of it.