Google Celebrates Christy Essien-Igbokwe
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.
"'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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