Gospel musician Eric Arubayi died on 12th February 20117 after a severe health condition.
The late singer who died at the Delta State University Teaching Hospital was used to visit House On The Rock church on a regular basis in Lagos. He was considered one of the prominent members of the all-star church.
The Head Pastor of House On The Rock, Pastor Paul Adefarasin said about the late talented musician during his oration that:
“I hate to lose anybody. There’s no happy man like Eric…“
He further stated that Eric is with God now and he is happy.
“Eric is with God now. Eric cannot be resurrected, he is not coming back. He’s dead…with the Lord but he’s happy. We mourn because we miss him but Eric is in a good place now“
Many celebrities also shared their sadness:
Rick Nwanso Tweeted:
“1 Cor. 15:55. Rest In Peace my bro
@EricArubayi. You were the first to believe in me as a PR practitioner. You are forever in my heart.”
— ♚ R I C K (@RickNwanso) February 12, 2017
Daniel Ademinokan Tweeted and Ghanaian actress retweeted:
— Daniel Ademinokan (@DaBishop007) February 11, 2017
Nigerian rapper M.I Abaga tweeted:
“Join me to celebrate my friend Eric Arubayi’s life. we cry.. but not as those without faith for we know we will meet again.. Rest In Peace.”
Join me to celebrate my friend Eric Arubayi's life.? we cry.. but not as those without faith for we know we will meet again.. Rest In Peace pic.twitter.com/w9SoufS1od
— Yung denzL (@MI_Abaga) February 12, 2017