Google celebrates the Nigeria’s lady of songs, Christy Uduak Essien-Igbokwe on her 58th posthumous birthday




Born in Akwa Ibom state on this day in 1960, Christy Essien-Igbokwe was an actress and singer known as “Nigeria’s Lady of Songs.”

Fluent in her native language of Ibibo, Essien-Igbokwe also spoke and sang in English, Yoruba, and Igbo giving her music a broad appeal across cultural and tribal lines. 

“Among her many popular releases, the inspirational record “Seun Rere” became a rallying cry within Nigeria.”

Happy 58th posthumous birthday to the legendary #christyessienigbokwe.
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