Abuja based music producer, Manpi Okune, has died. He was 28 years old. According to his friends, Manpi who is a graduate of the University of Calabar, died on Wednesday September 21st after complaining of stomach ache. He had been diagnosed of chronic ulcer few weeks ago and was treated but suffered a relapse on Wednesday.
He was said to have suddenly started stooling and vomiting blood and was rushed to a hospital in Gwagwalada, Abuja where he died. May his soul rest in peace Amen.
Narrating his last days to Thenetng, his close friend and rapper, Makanjuola Seunotherwise known as Bigmaxx says, ‘the hospital said he had chronic ulcer.’
He added, ‘Manpi fell sick a few weeks back, he went to the hospital and discovered he had High Blood Pressure. He was treated and was ok afterwards until a few days ago when he went out with some friends, they got back at night, slept and when they woke up they went to the studio, made music. Then at some point in the evening, he complained of constipation, he took some drugs and still kept complaining, then he started vomiting and stooling something that looked blackish‘.
He continued to say, ‘at that point they didn’t know it was blood until they rushed him to the hospital in Gwagwalada, Abuja where he was diagnosed of chronic ulcer. He was receiving treatment in the hospital before he died‘.
Before his death, Manpi was a popular producer in Abuja who has worked with acts likeMagnito, Kayshanor, Brown Sugar, Bigmaxx and others.
His parents we learn are extremely devastated by his death and at the moment, his burial plans have not been confirmed.