Late comedienne, Mercy Mmesoma Obi Nnadi, popularly known as Ada Jesus, has been been laid to rest today. Her burial comes a month and seven days after her death.
Ada Jesus died of kidney disease two days after her birthday with some of her friends praying for her quick recovery.
Recall that The New Diplomat reported how Nnadi Kingsley, the husband of the late comedienne, revealed how the mother of two died at the age of 24 after battling with kidney disease.
In an emotional interview with Saturday Beats, Ada’s husband narrated his last moments with his wife.
The 28-year-old father said, “I am not feeling okay at all. My wife was someone I loved so much. It is so heartbreaking and sad that she has died. I was with her at the hospital when she gave up the ghost. I was staring at her till she gave up. I never thought she would die at such a young age. Even when she gave up in my presence, I still had hopes that she would come back to life. I and Mr Harrison Gwamnishu were present at the hospital and none of us thought she would eventually die. I had so much hope that she would live and the doctors also raised our hopes as a family.
“On her birthday, April 19, she did not even make any wish. We were just happy that she was a year older. She also did not say any strange words that might have suggested she knew she would die soon. She thought she would recover. A pastor I knew through a friend came to pray for her at the hospital and when she asked him if she would recover, he responded in the affirmative. Everyone around tried their best for her. Money was not the issue. On April 5, our marriage was two years old. On the day she died, she asked me to bring her food, but after a while, she started shouting. I asked her what the problem was and she said I should call the doctors. After she received the injection, they said that her breathing was very bad. Her parents and my family members are still shocked at the sad news.”
He added: “Things have not been easy or the same since Ada died. I really loved her style of comedy, which made me so happy. She is survived by two daughters, one is for me and the other is for another man. My daughter is a year and four months old now while my stepdaughter is seven years old.”