Osita Osadede: Son of late highlife legend reportedly killed by flood [Photo]

Posted on Sep 29 2018 - 5:16am by admin

The son of the late Highlife music legend, Osita Osadebe has been reportedly killed after he was swept away by floods.

The sad incident which occurred at Atani, Ogbaru local government, Anambra state has covered the community in dark clouds as they mourn the death of the young man, Okechukwu Osadebe.

The body of Okechukwu Osadebe was recovered by villagers in the early hours of Friday, September 28, 2018. According to the local government chairman of Ogbaru Local Government Area, Mr. Arinze Awogu where the incident occurred, the deceased drowned while fetching water with a bucket.

The body of the late Okechukwu Osadebeplay

The body of the late Okechukwu Osadebe



It is not clear how old the late Okechukwu Osadebe was but the family is yet to release a statement over the incident. This is really sad news and we pray the family of the Osadebes to have the fortitude to bear the loss of their son.

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Chief Osita Osadebe



Recall that a year ago, Nollywood was through into mourning when Eucharia Anunobi announced the demise of her son, Raymond Ekwu.

ALSO READ: See photos of celebrities who showed up at Eucharia Anunobi’s son’s remembrance

Eucharia Anunobi confirms her son’s death

Eucharia Anunobiplay

Eucharia Anunobi



Back in 2017, Eucharia Anunobi announced the death of her son, Raymond Ekwu. Pulse at that time, reached out to the actress who exclusively revealed to us that she’s currently in the hospital “sorting out things” relating to her son’s death. She didn’t reveal further details.

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The burial of Euchari Anunobi’s son

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The actress lost her 15-year-old son to sickle cell anaemia. Raymond, who she had with her ex-husband, Charles Ekwu, in 2002, has been living with sickle cell anaemia from birth. Reports had it that he died of complications from the illness. In 2018, Eucharia Anunobi, however, made a revealing saying her son was mistakenly killed by doctors.

Eucharia Anunobi says her son was mistakenly killed by doctors

Eucharia Anunobi speaks about the demise of her son, Raymondplay

Eucharia Anunobi speaks about the demise of her son, Raymond



Eucharia Anunobi has revealed that her son, Raymond was mistakenly killed by doctors. The veteran actress revealed this while granting an interview with Saturday Beats and also talked about why she celebrated her son’s posthumous birthday.

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Eucharia Anunobi at her son’s burial

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“I have not removed my mourning clothes, neither have I opened my hair since the death of my son. I have only been wearing white since his demise and the reason I have maintained this is because my son was a good boy to me, but he was mistakenly killed by the doctor. My son was not supposed to die. He was a very wonderful child. I decided to honour him by marking his 16th birthday posthumously the way we normally do,” she wrote.

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