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OJB Jezreel

OJB Jezreel

Nigerian producer OJB Jezreel has passed on.

According to multiple reports he died a couple of hours ago after his kidney failed last week.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family in this trying time.

Two years ago OJB had a successful transplant in India after his first wife Mabel donated a kidney to him.

Read the official statement below;

It is with sadness in our hearts that we report that Babatunde Okungbowa, known to the world as OJB Jezreel passed on early this morning, Tuesday, June 14, 2016.

His kidney transplant had failed completely since last week.

He was down with kidney related disease, and consequently was flown to India for a transplant in 2013.

After the successful surgery, OJB Jezreel, showered praises on his first wife, Mama J, for being there for him and donating one of her kidneys to save his life.

OJB passes on a month to his 50th birthday. His body has been deposited in a morgue at Isolo General Hospital.

He is survived by three wives, June, Korede, Mabel and eight children.

Further information will be communicated to the public through this medium.

64 Comments

  1. UNCLE GWE GWE GWE

    June 14, 2016 at 11:22 am

    OMG. May your soul rest in peace. Amen

  2. you

    June 14, 2016 at 11:23 am

    R.I.P BRO, MAY GOD COMFORT THE FAMILY

  3. Bella

    June 14, 2016 at 11:25 am

    Kai, what is all this death . May his soul rest in peace sha, but BN. he has 3 wives na? why just mention the one, is it because she donated kidney?

    • Off Point

      June 14, 2016 at 12:08 pm

      is that what matters to you? The names of his wives? smh

    • Eyah

      June 14, 2016 at 12:20 pm

      Your comprehension skills need some work. You may want to read the sentence again – it wasn’t referring to how many wives he had but to the circumtances of his ailment and eventual passing.

      RIP OJB Jezreel.

    • susan

      June 14, 2016 at 12:41 pm

      u re sooo insensitive…

  4. awhotu

    June 14, 2016 at 11:25 am

    death death death everywhere.Lord have mercy .I shall not die but live to declare the words of the Lord. RIP SIR. I hoped that you will pull through this ,God knows best.

  5. Sad

    June 14, 2016 at 11:27 am

    Oh nooooooooooooooooo
    So many deaths in 2016 all over the world, what is going on?! Angel of death is really on rampage.

    • Buhari former fan

      June 14, 2016 at 12:05 pm

      O boy na APC gov don kill people finish with tension and hardship. No light no money to buy fuel. No business dey move.

    • lola

      June 14, 2016 at 1:33 pm

      So APC and Buhari are now messenger of death abi? …..May your soul rest in Peace.

    • lifeisbeautiful

      June 14, 2016 at 1:18 pm

      U realize ppl die everyday around the world. Doesn’t make it any different if it’s an international or local celebrity.

  6. creebhills

    June 14, 2016 at 11:29 am

    omg!!!
    this has to be a dream

  7. Rose

    June 14, 2016 at 11:30 am

    R.I.P

  8. Didi

    June 14, 2016 at 11:32 am

    Sad! Rest in peace.

  9. priceless

    June 14, 2016 at 11:38 am

    This life sha.

  10. toyin oye

    June 14, 2016 at 11:38 am

    RIP

  11. banana

    June 14, 2016 at 11:40 am

    OMG and he really fought to live. May his soul rest in peace. May God save us all.

  12. Nelly

    June 14, 2016 at 11:48 am

    Leap are Deaths are usually terrible and numerous. Prominent people die just like that. God have Mercy.

  13. RUTH

    June 14, 2016 at 11:49 am

    Lord have mercy, R.I.P O.J.B

  14. Nene

    June 14, 2016 at 11:50 am

    Wow!

  15. Seun

    June 14, 2016 at 11:52 am

    Very Sad

  16. Oluwanishola120

    June 14, 2016 at 11:54 am

    Rip

  17. Ifyboy

    June 14, 2016 at 12:01 pm

    Chai………not again! What’s going on????????? Lord! Help us

  18. Funmi

    June 14, 2016 at 12:05 pm

    Sad! May his soul RIP. Death is inevitable but Heaven is guaranteed to those who genuinely seek and serve God.

  19. Skimmy

    June 14, 2016 at 12:07 pm

    Hmm…so. many deaths in 2016…this is just so sad.
    RIP OJB.
    This is the time to move closer to God

  20. rotimi

    June 14, 2016 at 12:09 pm

    I still can’t believe Bella is saying the truth…D’s can’t be true

  21. shittu olusola samson

    June 14, 2016 at 12:10 pm

    may the Lord grant him eternal home and the family he left behind fortitude to bear the loss

  22. Give your life to Christ

    June 14, 2016 at 12:10 pm

    Truly the world is coming to an end, you open the news and you see RIP everywhere. Please people let us give our lives to Christ and not be caught unaware when the time has come, death is a respecter of No-one. Give your lives to Christ now

  23. PAUL

    June 14, 2016 at 12:11 pm

    RIP BRO

  24. Esse

    June 14, 2016 at 12:14 pm

    So sad chai!!rest in peace

  25. kcs

    June 14, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    Hmmmm so sad!!.pray that his gentle soul rest in peace. Since we all know that no man on earth has the power to question God’s decisions. We only have to pray that your soul rests in peace brov. ADUE BOSS!!!!

  26. FasholasLover

    June 14, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    May his soul find rest

    His first wife tried. She tried gaaani. In a polygamous marriage? God forbid that her closest and dearest should require a kidney? I doubt OJ would hv done the same if the reverse were to be the case. He woulda require both his kidneyz to satisfy his other wives. Me, l no fit. My love wears spectacles.

    Don’t spread a mat under my comment o. Ya all thinking what l just said?

  27. sammy

    June 14, 2016 at 12:25 pm

    So sad, leaves me wondering what we’re fighting for in this world if death is the end of it all… makes us realise that death is inevitable, sooner or later it comes knocking,even after d whole transplant. God rest his soul. May God grant his family the fortitude to bear the loss,what a sad one. #live&letlive #yolo

    • Ozyy

      June 14, 2016 at 3:02 pm

      I know right, I used to be the queen of worry but i’m gradually changing. Just living life as it comes and doing my best. may GOD help us live fulfilled lives. Amen.

  28. Ody

    June 14, 2016 at 12:25 pm

    Wondering about the unsung songs. I hope he gets a chance to compose them in heaven. May he find his path to the Luminous Gardens

  29. true 02

    June 14, 2016 at 12:25 pm

    Little but tough “world” Ojb u gone so soon, but ur legacy lives on….ur ever green production are still here….rip boss…@iamtrue02omoeya

  30. Mizzy

    June 14, 2016 at 12:27 pm

    oh my!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! not again….

  31. Regina

    June 14, 2016 at 12:28 pm

    R.I.P

  32. susan

    June 14, 2016 at 12:28 pm

    so sad that after just struggle to hold on to life, he still lost it. I just flashed back to his return from India after his surgery he was sooo happy flanked by his wives. May his soul rest in peace. Amen.

  33. mayor

    June 14, 2016 at 12:31 pm

    So painful 0JB is gone 4 life. RIP

  34. Okungbowa Scott

    June 14, 2016 at 12:37 pm

    Big Bro it’s so painful to let you go not even this.we the Family of Okungbowa will always have you in mind may your gentle soul rest in perfect peace

    • MurderSheWrote

      June 14, 2016 at 12:51 pm

      Take heart. May the Holy Spirit confort you and your family members. Your big bro was loved by many!

    • MurderSheWrote

      June 14, 2016 at 12:51 pm

      *comfort I mean

  35. Let God's Kingdom Come

    June 14, 2016 at 12:38 pm

    We are living in the last days of this wicked system. Satan knows his time is greatly reduced hence he’s intensifying his efforts to ensure people suffer the same fate with him as he has no hope for salvation.

    Now is the time for everyone to reconcile with God because Kal Ho Na Ho (Tomorrow May Not Come)

  36. OJB Jezreel

    June 14, 2016 at 12:41 pm

    RIP Sir

  37. Teejay Confidence

    June 14, 2016 at 12:42 pm

    May ur soul rest in perfect peace

  38. MurderSheWrote

    June 14, 2016 at 12:49 pm

    He died after all. So sad indeed. Our day will come, we must remember that every second we spend in this fleeting life! Sleep on OJB. I send my love and prayers to his dear ones.

  39. Hmmmm

    June 14, 2016 at 12:50 pm

    Elkaft!!!!! What a life we will all die one day. We should start living while we still have the chance.

  40. M&

    June 14, 2016 at 12:54 pm

    RIP to OJB, so sad it had to end like this, after all the hopes of 3 years ago. I think same thing happened to Chaz B. God help us!

  41. ayo dee

    June 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    Too many deaths this period. God be with us all. RIP OJB

  42. Romas

    June 14, 2016 at 1:09 pm

    RIP OJB. Condolences to his family and friends.
    We all should examine our lives and live a life worthy of emulating.

  43. Adio_Braimoh

    June 14, 2016 at 1:15 pm

    God we pray you ease on calamities befalling on our public figures and the country at large. R.I.P OJB Jezreel! May Almighty God gives the family the fortitude to bear the demise.

  44. honeymix....

    June 14, 2016 at 1:20 pm

    RIP OJB. I’m just so tired of hearing about too many deaths in this month alone. Everyday I keep hearing this person died, that person died. May the Lord keep giving us the gift of the breath of life. To the departed ones, a peaceful rest, their loved ones, the fortitude to bear the loss.

  45. Bonsuefans

    June 14, 2016 at 1:29 pm

    Bad debt which nobody disputes. RIP

  46. eephy

    June 14, 2016 at 1:31 pm

    the rate at which u guys insult each other on social media is becoming alarming… u have never seen each other before, but due to one comment or the other u find it offensive or insensitive… haba let’s be the adult that we claim to be, biko

  47. Boss lady

    June 14, 2016 at 2:29 pm

    May your soul rest in peace, OJB! I still can’t believe it. May God keep us all!

  48. deedee

    June 14, 2016 at 3:08 pm

    RIP OJB Jezreel

  49. Ona

    June 14, 2016 at 3:52 pm

    So sad…he really fought to live.

    Please, everyone should be aware of their blood pressure status and live a healthier lifestyle. Blackmen are more prone to have highblood pressure which can affect the kidney, heart and cause stroke. Please know ur status and be compliant with your treatment….exercise and eat healthy. I know there are other causes of kidney disease but high blood pressure is the most common especially among black people.

  50. Prince

    June 14, 2016 at 3:53 pm

    So sad, may God grant his family the fortitude to bear his loss. Rest in God’s bossom OJB.

  51. Caxton

    June 14, 2016 at 5:54 pm

    Rip ojb

  52. Taiwo

    June 14, 2016 at 7:54 pm

    This is so sad! May his soul rest in perfect peace. Amen.

  53. Chamberlain

    June 14, 2016 at 8:37 pm

    RIP to OJB…news to me the dude is polygynous

  54. drake ternas

    June 15, 2016 at 6:07 am

    Rip my brother till we meet to part no more

  55. J.J

    June 15, 2016 at 9:21 am

    Death is really wicked. RIP

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