Nigerian music stars, Timi Dakolo and Praiz, have paid tribute to the former West African Idol star, Eric Arubayi, who died three years ago.
Dakolo took to his Instagram page to pen a heartwarming message to the late gospel singer.
He wrote: "Hey soldier, I miss you every time o. still doesn’t make sense at all but we are still holding it down on this side, Saving some aproko for you for later later. And your boy Jayden is a guy man like you, Nonso is a strong woman. I love you forever Eric Arubayi."
Praiz took to the same social media platform to write: "😊 I miss you Eric, not just today ... I miss you every day ❤️ leaving us is one thing I will never be able to accept and comprehend ... 3 years still feels like yesterday."
The gospel singer is survived by a son, Jayden, and his wife, Nonso.
Arubayi died on the 11th of February, 2017, at the Delta State Teaching Hospital. According to reports, he went into a coma after using expired drugs to treat malaria and typhoid, which affected his liver.