Nigerian comedienne, Mmesoma Mercy Obi popularly known as Ada Jesus, has died, according to multiple sources.
She reportedly passed away on the morning of Wednesday, April 21.
Ada Jesus who recently celebrated her birthday on the hospital bed had been battling with kidney disease.
Ebonyi lawmaker, Maria Ude Nwachi announced the comedienne’s death on Facebook.
She wrote; “JUST IN! Ada Jesus (Mercy Cynthia Ginikachukwu) has passed away. RIP”
Also, Human Rights activist, Gwamnishu Harrison, who has been taking care of the comedian, confirmed her death to Legit.ng via telephone.
As soon as news of Ada Jesus’ death broke, Nigerians took to social media to mourn her.
Ugegbe Isaac said: Thank God she found peace with her inner self by asking for forgiveness from those she felt she offended. May her soul rest in peace Amen.
Ogboji Monday: Chai Ada Jesus finally kick off, o my God. May her soul rest in peace.
Mary Chinonye Ogbaji-onwurah: Thank God she asked for forgiveness from those she offended, the well being of her soul is what matters.rest in peace dear
Kizito Nwankwo: She believed in superstition and ignored medical helps, even when people were ready to fly her abroad. May her soul RIP.