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Sad… Emmanuel Okoi, Edlyne Records A&R/LKT’s Manager Passes On One Month After His Wedding



Sadly, Emmanuel Okoi, an artiste and Repatour manager (A&R) with Edlyne Records’ and LKT’s manager popularly known as Emibrian, has passed on. This is coming just one month after he married his wife Jennifer Ejinkonye at the Ikoyi registry. They had been planning their white wedding when he suddenly fell ill.

He died yesterday, January 15th 2013 at Agege General hospital in Lagos after weeks of battling an unknown ailment. While he was sick, series of tests were conducted to ascertain the nature of his ailment without any result. However, one last one that revealed the true picture as food poisoning.

It was reported that plans were already in place to fly him out of the country when he died yesterday. He was in his early 30s.

This is so sad. May his soul rest in peace and may God comfort his widow and the family and friends he left behind.

Adeola Adeyemo is a graduate of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from University of Lagos. However, her passion is writing and she worked as a reporter with NEXT Newspaper. She believes that anything can be written about; anything can be a story depending on the angle it is seen from and the writer's imagination. When she is not writing news or feature articles, she slips into her fantasies and creates interesting fiction pieces. She blogs at


  1. Tunde

    January 16, 2013 at 6:49 am

    Chaiii.. Naija gurls at work..

    Rip and God bless your soul.

    • heman

      January 16, 2013 at 10:35 am

      Which one be naija girls for there. Stop the bashing.

  2. wowww!

    January 16, 2013 at 7:14 am

    Sad,food poisoning that made him sick for so long?hope the wife is not preg?RIP

  3. Anu

    January 16, 2013 at 7:20 am

    OMG!!!!! This is disheartning and sad! May God grant his family and wife the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss, Amen.

  4. Ms Fab

    January 16, 2013 at 7:42 am

    May his soul rest in eternal peace.

  5. Zayt

    January 16, 2013 at 9:54 am

    @ bidi bang may God forgive u. thats a very bad statement to make. how is he suppose to know he’s going to die!? hiss

    May his soul RIP nad may God Almighty comfort his family and wiow. it is well

  6. Zayt

    January 16, 2013 at 9:55 am

    sorry i meant *widow

  7. ola

    January 16, 2013 at 10:01 am

    rip to the late…

  8. nwabuking2012 sunday

    January 16, 2013 at 10:45 am

    Why. Is people so wicked .whoever dat does dis will not go unpunishe .rip emma okoi

    • Simya

      January 17, 2013 at 12:14 am

      erm he died of food poisoning does not mean his food was poisoned, smh. Please educate yourself

  9. omo Jesu

    January 16, 2013 at 11:20 am

    R.I.P May his soul rest in peace! Its really sad but lets not forget poisoning comes in different ways not just sm1 else poisoning u.

  10. divea

    January 16, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    Oh my gosh…May his soul rest in the bosom of the Lord and as for the widow and family,may God grant them the fortitude to bear the loss

  11. judith okafor

    January 16, 2013 at 2:49 pm


  12. Mz Socially Awkward...

    January 16, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    Oh, how very sad 🙁
    Dear God, please give the poor girl comfort and strength during this time.

  13. faith

    January 20, 2013 at 3:58 pm


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