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Zara Gretti to be Laid to Rest Tomorrow in Ikoyi



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Zara Gretti will be buried tomorrow Friday 4th April 2014 at the Ikoyi Cemetery, Lagos.

The Nigerian-American singer passed away on Friday 28th March 2014 after a two-year battle with Multiple Sclerosis.

A rep for her family has released an official statement on the funeral arrangements.

Zara Gretti: Gone, Yet Lives On
The Clarus Babajide Joseph Family of Igbosere Lagos Island has announced the demise of their daughter, Margaret-Mary Oluwatoyin Ejiroghene Joseph, popularly known as Zara Gretti.

Known for her soothing lyrics, Zara lit up the Nigerian music scene a few years back before she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Born in Lagos, to Eugene Kolawole Joseph and Abimbola Akindele, on July 30, 1985, Zara passed away on Friday 28 March, 2014 after a two-year battle with Multiple Sclerosis.

Zara will be buried at Ikoyi Cemetery on Friday 4th April after a Funeral Mass at 10am at Holy Cross Cathedral, Catholic Mission Street, Lagos.

Anne-Marie Palmer-Ikuku (Mrs.)
For the Clarus Babajide Joseph Family

Zara was a great addition to the Nigerian music industry, she will be missed by all.


  1. Hurperyearmie

    April 3, 2014 at 10:46 am

    wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!! RIP Zara you will greatly be missed

  2. @edDREAMZ

    April 3, 2014 at 10:52 am

    Gone so soon, may her soul R.I.P….

  3. Grace

    April 3, 2014 at 11:02 am

    May her soul rest in peace

  4. Ada

    April 3, 2014 at 12:18 pm


  5. pazzy

    April 3, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    May ur soul rest in the bossom of the almighty.

  6. Onyis

    April 3, 2014 at 12:24 pm

    I met her once at church. RIP zara

  7. NaijaRyder Kami Kaze

    April 3, 2014 at 12:50 pm

    4get not the days of Zbizzle Sunshine from the rain
    Gone too soon. RIP

    • Fellow Ryder

      April 3, 2014 at 3:56 pm

      Yes. Our sister Zara, we miss you. #NRhangout will be held tomorrow in your honor babygirl. RIP.

    • Fumz

      April 4, 2014 at 9:14 am

      This really sucks mahn… Would be on the GoogleHangout Later…. Ore me sun re o…. Heaven couldnt wait for you.

  8. no heart to hate

    April 3, 2014 at 1:31 pm

    Such a Pretty Lady RIP

  9. Nonya

    April 3, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    Rest in peace Zara.


    April 3, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    She was really beautiful oh! Death. R I P ZARA!!

  11. baby

    April 3, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    God bless her soul.


    April 3, 2014 at 4:42 pm

    So sad. RIP sweetheart

  13. Chimi

    April 3, 2014 at 5:28 pm

    So sad

  14. yemisi

    April 3, 2014 at 7:57 pm

    RIP beautiful

  15. Temitope

    April 3, 2014 at 8:00 pm

    Young and beautiful. …rest well Zara

  16. bindiddy

    April 3, 2014 at 8:14 pm


  17. Mrs Nwosu

    April 3, 2014 at 8:40 pm

    RIP Darling, we will miss you till we meet again

  18. AY

    April 4, 2014 at 4:15 am

    RIP in God’s bossom Chica!

  19. ASAP Franky

    April 18, 2014 at 8:38 pm

    RIP sweet Sis Tho I’m A Ghanaian Buh Family Accept mA Condo :'( :'( Pains To See Beauty Due Early

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