Nigerian gospel singer Kefee Obareki Don-Momoh has reportedly died in a hospital in the US.
Known to her fans as the “Branama Queen”, Kefee Obareki Don-Momoh is believed to have become ill on a flight to the US about two weeks ago and fallen into a coma.
The singer, who was reportedly pregnant, fell into a coma while on a flight to Chicago, where she was working, making videos amongst other things. The plane was forced make an emergency landing and she was rushed into the Intensive Care Unit of an hospital in Los Angeles.
Nigerian Entertainment Today published a statement from Kefee Obareki Don-Momoh’s UK manager saying she had died of lung failure.
Married to DJ Teddy Don-Momoh, the star’s best-known hits are Branama and Kokoroko.
Kefee Obareki Don-Momoh’s music career reportedly began at the age of 8 when she sang in a church choir.