Ebenezer Obey hints of alcoholism, drug abuse caused son’s death 

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Obey and late Olayinka

A veteran juju musician, Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi, has hinted that his deceased son, Olayinka, died of drug abuse and alcoholism. 

 Olayinka died on Friday, July 31, 2022 after a brief illness. 

Obey dropped hint that his son’s death was after-effect of using recreational drug and binging on alcohol in a statement he released in which he announced his commencement of a ministry to fight both issues. 

He wrote in the statement tagged, Freedom from Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Ministry, “  “The doctors called me six months ago to inform me that Yinka had less than six months to live. 

“It was very painful and bad news that a father must not hear about his son. 

“Since then, l went back to the Holy Spirit to teach me what to do and the result of my communication with the Holy Spirit is the launching of this ministry. 

“I have received several condolence messages from all and sundry. l appreciate everyone for their love and concern. l also thank Yinka’s friends for their efforts and support. 

“l thank my eldest son, Shina, for ‘coordinating’ all his younger brothers and sisters, for extra and special care for Yinka till the end of his life. I also thank the pastors, elders, and the entire Decross family for everything. 

“Once again, I appreciate all condolences, but let us rather turn further condolences to prayer support of this new ministry to help those who are in pain of alcoholism and drug addiction. Get out of alcoholism, get out of drugs. Jesus loves you.” 

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