EXCLUSIVE: Musician Sky B Alive - Family
By Ufuoma Egbamuno
Nigerian musician Palisade Ogunka popularly known as Sky B is alive despite several reports (not Nigeria Info) suggesting he died on Tuesday.
Sky B's immediate younger sister Faith Ogunka confirmed this in an interview with Nigeria Info FM correspondent Nonso Isiguzo.
"My brother is not dead. He was in Lagos and then he went to Owerri for a movie," she told Nigeria Info FM
Explaining further, Sky B's sister said: "he's actually been shooting a movie in Owerri. So the person just took that particular line and uploaded it on Facebook."
Reports on Tuesday suggested that Sky B was pronounced dead at the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri after he suffered a heart attack, a situation that hasn't gone down well with his family.
"It's actually very bad for them to take (report) someone's death like that. It's actually painful," Miss Ogunka noted.
"My mum had BP (Blood Pressure) today. My dad was so confused when he heard the news."
"We called him (Sky B) and they told us he was shooting a movie, my dad had to order them that he wants to talk to him".
They talked to him and he said he just acted that particular scene but we were like don’t act that scene again. He said he is not dead he is fine.
Sky B, who hails from Rukpaklusi in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, is popularly known for his hit track 'I'm Calling'.
Additional reports by Nonso Isiguzo