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Gospel singer, Morenikeji ‘Egbin Orun’ is dead

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Morenikeji Adeleke, a popular Gospel singer popularly known as Egbin Orun, is dead.

Her death was announced by her colleague, Esther Igbekele, in an Instagram post late Saturday.

Igbekele, who posted with the username @estherigbekele, expressed sadness over the demise of the late singer whom she described as a “beautiful and kind-hearted woman” who was supportive of her.

Igbekele recalled that she and EgbinOrun spoke last week, adding that she’ll be greatly missed.

Her post read, “I got home from my programme to hear about this great loss. Prophetess Morenikeji Egbin Orun you left without saying goodbye.

“We spoke together last week not knowing you are about to embark on a journey to the great beyond. You are such a beautiful and kind-hearted woman and a very good supporter of my ministry.

“I am deeply saddened at your demise but God knows best. You will be greatly missed and your good deeds will continue to linger in our hearts.”

Igbekele added with teary emojis, “Ah Egbin Orun. Good night! Keep resting in the bosom of Christ. Ah Gone too soon. .Yeeee.”

In another post via her Instagram handle early Sunday, Igbekele wrote, “You will be greatly missed Morenikeji Egbin Orun. May your soul find eternal rest. We love you but God loves you more. Heaven has just gained an angel. Happy you always.”

However, the cause of her death remains undisclosed as there’s been no official statement from the family of the deceased or the Gospel Musicians Association of Nigeria at the time of filing this report.