By Osagie Alonge and Steve Dede
NET has now confirmed the death of popular Nigerian singer Margaret Mary Oluwatoyin Ejiro Joseph better known as Zara Gretti has passed away at the age of 28.
The Pop singer’s death was confirmed by her mother. A source close to NET reached Zara’s mother on Zara’s US mobile phone number. Her mother received the call and confirmed the sad news.
‘Her mother told me she passed away in the morning (March 28) in her home in Lagos. She sounded very sad on the phone’, our source told NET.
NET also tried reaching Zara’s mother through the same line. It was switched off.
NET learns Zara passed away in her Ogba-Aguda Lagos home, the same residence occupied by her grandmother. Our reporters paid a visit to the house on the night on March 28 at about 11PM. There were no signs of activity or response after knocking on the gate several times.
Details of her death are still very sketchy but we’ve also confirmed that the singer was in Ghana a few days back to receive treatment. The time of death, and the hospital or morgue her body has been transferred to are still unknown.
Zara died on the morning of Friday, March 28, 2014 in Lagos, Nigeria, her manager confirmed to NET. She was 28 years old.
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