The industry was saddened with the news of the passing on of one of gospel music’s loved personalities and a minister of the gospel. Eric Arubayi can be described in few words as a man full of life and God. We offer our condolence and support to his beautiful family and friends. Of certainty, Eric can never be replaced in this lifetime, he was a true star and follower of Christ.
His family sent out a press release this week announcing his passing on to glory. He will be missed.
Official Message from the Arubayi Family on the Life of Eric Odafe Arubayi
Today we celebrate the life and Glorious Ascension of our father, husband, brother, son and friend, Eric Arubayi, who went to be with the Lord on Saturday, 11th February 2017. We are truly honoured that God chose us as the channel through which He released such a wonderful, helping and inspiring gift to the world. We are touched by messages of love we have received from all friends and well wishers of the family. We are inspired by His life and have become testaments of His Impact around the world. Till we meet to part no more, rest in the bosom of the Lord. We all Love you Eric, but God loves you more.
The commemoration of Eric’s glorious ascension will be communicated soonest.
Dereck Osadere Arubayi (Ph.D)
On Behalf of the family