Google is celebrating late singer, Christy Essien-Igbokwe, on what would have been her 58th birthday.

The “Seun Rere” crooner was a tireless activist during her life, and advocated for the rights of women and children with 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 in honour of the ‘lady of songs’, said: “Our #GoogleDoodle in Nigeria today honours the life of Christy Essien Igbokwe’s 58th Birthday.

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"'Nigeria’s Lady of Songs’ who used her fame to highlight social issues such as the abuse of women and children".

See the tweet about Essien-Igbokwe below:


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