By Maureen Nakigozi
The director of Susan Oluwabimpe ,also known as Goldie Harvey has come out and communicated how she died on Thursday last week (Valentine’s Day).
According to Kenny Ogungbe, the CEO of Kennis Music, a record label on which Goldie was signed, She complained of headache soon after arriving in Nigeria from US where she had gone to attend Grammy Awards.
She was rushed to Reddington hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos at around 7:30pm from where he was announced dead on arrival.
The official statement from the record label read;
“With a deep sense of loss, we announce the shocking death of our darling music star, Goldie Harvey. Goldie, 31, died on Thursday after she complained of a severe headache shortly after her arrival from the United States where she went to witness the Grammy Award.”
We consider this period a gloomy moment for us and the entire Nigerian music industry in view of the circumstance in which she passed away; the abundance of talent she exhibited in her short but eventful music career and the various opportunities her trip to the United States of America would have availed her.
She is survived by her father, step-mother, brothers and sisters. We deeply sympathise with her family and fans all over the world and very grateful to all and sundry, especially, the vibrant Nigerian media for their concern and prompt reportage. We shall keep everybody informed as events unfold as we are devastated by the sudden loss.”
Goldie’s burial has not yet been communicated as the family still awaits the arrival of her husband Andrew Harvey and friends. Goldie in 2005 got married to Andrew Harvey though the two have been living apart.