Popular Nigerian singer, Chidinma Ekile has quit doing secular music and returned back to her roots, gospel.
The singer made the announcement on her Instagram page while celebrating her 30th birthday. “My name is now Minister Chidinma Ekile. I’m a crusader of the gospel of Jesus”.
She revealed this on her Instagram page even as she shared a video of her singing a gospel song in a church.
She also deleted all previous pictures and videos of her songs on her Instagram page.
The 30-year-old singer alongside the video wrote: “Your future needs you, your past doesn’t. The devil knows your name but he calls you by your sins. God knows your sins but he calls you by your name.
“The message is Jesus. I will reign in life because the creator of the ends of the earth loves me”.
Chidinma Ekile rose to prominence in 2010 after she won the Project Fame West Africa as a 19-year-old. Afterward, she released her debut single, ‘Jankoliko’ featuring veteran star, Sound Sultan.
At the 2012 edition of the KORA Awards, she won Best Female West African Act. She was also nominated for Best Female Act at the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards.
Chidinma is now currently signed to Eezee Concepts – home to Gospel superstar, Mercy Chinwo – where she has released her single, ‘Jehova Overdo’.