Chinedu Nwadike’s funeral rites begin in Anambra


An all-night praise and worship will begin the funeral rites of deceased gospel singer, Chinedu Nwadike.

His family had on May 1st rescheduled his burial date to accommodate other activities from friends and associates.

Nwadike died on March 27 at zenith hospital Abuja from blood cancer.

He had fully recovered from a kidney issue and was to proceed to India for treatment of the blood cancer/Leukemia a week before he died.

His family had fixed the 27th and 28th of May for his burial according to an official release sighted by Standardobservers.

However, the burial was rescheduled to May 31st and June 3rd.

The family in a terse statement made available to Standardobservers said: “We the entire family of late HON.DR prince Chinedu Nwadike wishes to re-announce the change of the burial date of our beloved son, brother, husband and gospel music legend, due to unavoidable situations. Thank you and God bless you”

The burial rites will begin with the all-night worship by friends and associates at Omogba Phase 2 playground, learning Field in Onitsha, Anambra State.

Those expected to appear for the event include Gozie Okeke, Njideka Okeke, and Odumeje amongst a host of others.

Nwadike, a father of three was born on 26 June 1983. He became a household name for his hit Igbo gospel song, “Ọkụ gbajie aka ji ya”.

His burial will take place at his hometown of Orlu, Imo State.