Contrary to wild claims made by several online portals that the late powerful Nigerian vocalist Osinachi Nwachukwu sings her popular tune ‘Ekwueme’ every night in the morgue, the hospital where her corpse is being housed has issued a disclaimer.
A spokesperson for the National Hospital in Abuja said the claims cannot be medically and scientifically proven, while insisting the story emnated out of people’s imgination.
“Medically, there is nothing like that; it’s just an imagination of people. Somebody that is dead and is a corpse, how would such a person be singing in the night?
“There is no medical backup to that; it’s the imagination that may be due to the church she attended while alive, and the songs may just be giving people ideas, but there is no proof in any way. It just can’t be proven in any way,” Dr Taiwo Haastrup told journalists.
He added that “Somebody that is dead is dead and has become a corpse; it’s inside a morgue, it can’t sing and can’t move so it’s an imagination of people.”
Osinachi Nwachukwu, known for her popular song ‘Ekwueme’ died on April 8, 2022, after suffering series of domestic abuse at the hands of her husband, the last straw of which he kicked his chest that sent her into coma for five days and died as a result.