A veteran Nigerian pop singer, Chris Mba, who was down with heart disease has been confirmed dead.
It was gathered that Mba died on Wednesday night at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH.
His death was confirmed by his wife through her social media platform.
Signed to Premier Records, the Chris Mba was popular in the 80s for his signature jerry curl and hits like ‘Funky Situation’, ‘Baby Don’t Cry’, ‘Making my Way’ and ‘Love Everlasting’.
He also performed at an evening of tributes organised for the late Ras Kimono by the Copyright Society of Nigeria in August 2018
The Abia State born artiste who was member of the PMAN Caretaker Committee and COSON solicited for funds some years back over his health challenges but not much was realized from the appeal.