IN SHORT: Online claims about the death of a popular Nigerian gospel singer Buchi Atuonwu are false. The artist is alive and well.
Nigerian artist Buchi Atuonwu is dead, according to a Facebook post dated 13 September 2023.
The post reads: “Award winning Nigerian Gospel Minister BUCHI is no more . The talented Gospel artiste died today .BUCHI featured in ‘Congratulations’ by Ada Ehi . RIP BUCHI , you’ll definitely be celebrated forever.”
‘Alive and well’
On 13 September, Atuonwu shared a video of an interview he had with a presenter where he debunked claims about his death.
“I am alive and well. Lie dem are lie.. Rumor dem are spread,” he said.
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