Late gospel singer, Eric Arubayi’s family on Tuesday night, issued an official tribute in memory of the deceased. The statement thanked everyone who had shown sympathy over the loss. The release signed by Dereck Osadere Arubayi reads:
“Today we celebrate the life and Glorious Ascension of our father, husband, brother, son and friend, Eric Arubayi, who went to be with the Lord on Saturday, 11th February 2017.
We are truly honoured that God chose us as the channel through which He released such a wonderful, helping and inspiring gift to the world.
We are touched by messages of love we have received from all friends and well wishers of the family.
We are inspired by His life and have become testaments of His Impact around the world.
Till we meet to part no more, rest in the bosom of the Lord. We all Love you Eric, but God loves you more.
The commemoration of Eric’s glorious ascension will be communicated soonest.”
Eric Arubayi died on Saturday, February 11, 2017 following complications resulting from talking an expired drug for malaria and typhoid treatment.