Late singer Christy Essien-Igbokwe is been celebrated by Google on her 58th Posthumous Birthday today.
The “Seun Rere” crooner was a tireless activist during her life, evidence of which can be heard in songs like “Do You Hear Me Children?” and “Hear the Child.” Essien-Igbokwe passed in June 2011, after a brief illness.
Google, writing about the Doodle, shared:
Our #GoogleDoodle in Nigeria today honours the life of Christy Essien Igbokwe’s 58th Birthday. ‘Nigeria’s Lady of Songs’ who used her fame to highlight social issues such as the abuse of women and children.