Popular Singer And Five Members of Prominent Ijaw Musical Band Die In Auto Crash (Photo)


Niger Delta highlife queen, Ikesima Brown is dead.

She died alongside five members of a prominent Ijaw musical band, Chief Barrister Smooth in a motor accident.

The incident occurred on Sunday. June 11, 2023, when a bus rammed into a petrol tanker along the Abuja-Lokoja highway.

It was gathered that the ill-fated vehicle conveying the popular band was engaged by a state government to play at the swearing-in reception of National Assembly members in Abuja on Tuesday.

According to an eyewitness account, the band members boarded a train from Warri to Kogi and were on their way to Abuja when the Toyota Sienna car in which they were travelling had a collision with a fuel tanker, killing them at the accident spot.

The names of the deceased were given as Chief Joseph Ekeremieye, Ikesima Brown, Ebis Awiki, Sololo, Tuku Eniekebi and one other.


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