Popular Comedienne Ada Jesus is Dead

A popular Nigeria comedienne, Ada Jesus is dead.

Reports say the entertainer, whose real name is Mmesoma Mercy Obi, died on Wednesday, after battling kidney disease for about a year.

Confirming the news on Wednesday, an activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, who led a group of Nigerians that took Ada Jesus to the hospital, told BBC news this afternoon.

“She is gone,” he said.

News of her death comes days after celebrating her birthday in the hospital.