On Friday, Nigerian celebrities Davido, Phyno, and Kcee descended on Oba, Anambra state, to attend the funeral of Obi Cubana’s mother.
Kanayo O. Kanayo, Dbanj are guests to the much-publicized burial, also included Alex Ekubo, E-Money, and a slew of other powerful Nigerians.
The funeral drew a big crowd of celebrities, businesses, including Nigerian socialite and Forbes-rated entrepreneur Sir Uyi Ogbebor, as well as many politicians.
Obi Cubana, who buried his mother in magnificent style, became a special issue among Nigerians after viral recordings showed a dazzling display of wealth in Oba, Anambra State, on Friday.
One of his buddies, Cubana Chief Priest, handed him 46 cows as well as various other gifts in a viral video.
Uyi Ogbebor was also seen in a viral video filling a suitcase full with Naira notes while waiting for the event to start properly.
In an unconfirmed report, a viral list published on social media, Obi Cubana was reported to have received over N200m from friends and allies.
The nightclub owner also reportedly spent $100,000 on a diamond chain with his late mother’s portrait inscribed on it.
The funeral services began on Thursday, July 15, 2021, with a song service and Christian wake at St Paul’s Anglican Church in Oba Anambra, followed by burial and reception the next day.
Guests were seen flinging wads of cash at each other in one of the popular videos.
Kanayo O. Kanayo also shared a photo on Instagram showing bundles of N500 notes that he planned to spend during the celebration.
Several guests drenched Obi Cubana with 200, 500, and 1,000 naira notes in an apparent attempt to outdo one another during the burial.
On Friday night, the burial ritual was turned into a concert, with Davido and Kcee performing their hit song “Fem” in front of a large crowd.