- A Facebook user has taken to the online platform to mourn the sudden death of his friend
- The individual disclosed that the late friend who was a guitarist died on a church altar
- Condolence messages have poured in for the family of the deceased man
It is indeed a sad and trying period for the family members of a young Nigerian guitarist identified as Jay Ray Maya.
A close friend of the late guitarist, Jackson Smoozy SFB, shared the news of his sudden death in a heartbreaking Facebook post.
Smoozy in his post said that the guitarist’s mother disclosed that he passed away on the church’s altar during a praise and worship session.
The bereaved mother said her son had played the instrument like he had never done before and lay on the floor like everyone else after the session was over.
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Unfortunately, when others rose to their feet, Maya remained on the floor and that was when they discovered that he had passed on.
Smoozy’s post read in part:
"His mum said he has gone to be with the lord that God has called him, that he died on the altar while worshipping God, that the way he played yesterday(The Bass Guitar) he has never played like that before that he Knelt down worshipping and later lay down till after the worship everyone was up but he was still there before they came to raise him up and found out he's gone 2 rest with the Lord."
Members of the internet community have joined the family in mourning the death of their loved one.
Read some comments sighted below:
Hamza Ahmed said:
"Rest well my broda...so sad u left us without a word...now I believe wt u told me, "I prefer to meet my God on d alter" now it has cm 2 reality. God bless Ur soul broda."
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Debbie Yakubu said:
"In everything that happen to us. It is best known to our heavenly Father."
Efunkoya Abosede said:
"It's really difficult for me to type RIP, you were such a vibrant, friendly and humble son, to behold, how will your family cope with this great loss, I weep in my heart but the assurance we have is that we will meet on resurrection morning...Adieu, Jerry."
Ezeaku Merit Chioma said:
"Wow, is this how people die? Someone I video call with some days ago, mehn... This is sad."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously gathered the report of a wedding ceremony that had to be cancelled after the sudden death of the groom.
One of the friends of the late husband-to-be narrated how the tragedy occurred. The police have not issued any statement over the incident.