Osinachi Nwachukwu’s body arrives Abia for burial

Osinachi Nwachukwu body arriving Abia for burial

The body of gospel singer Osinachi Nwachukwu has arrived her hometown in Amakpoke Umuaku community, Isuochi, Abia State.

Osinachi’s body was received at noon on Saturday. She is to be buried in her father’s compound.

The musician died on April 8 at the National Hospital in Abuja. She is alleged to have died from health complications following years of assault.

Osinachi was well known for her hit song ‘Ekwueme’ which has been viewed over 70 million times on YouTube.

Some of her family members told BBC gbo that they plan to return the bride price, which her husband, Peter Nwachukwu, paid as part of her marriage rites.

Osinachi, 42, was a lead singer at the headquarters of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Abuja.

She featured in several gospel songs like ‘Nara Ekele’ by Pastor Paul Enenche and ‘You no dey use me play’ by Emma.

The burial comes as the police have concluded investigation which included an autopsy. The result of the autopsy is yet to known as the case is before a court.

The police arrested Mr Nwachukwu on April 11, after Osinachi’s younger brother reported a case of culpable homicide against him.

The father-of-four is facing 23-count charges before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.