WHEN nurse Faith Adesuwa Idubor is not caring for patients she enjoys praising the lord with the gospel choir at Oxford’s Christian Life Centre.

Now the mum-of-three, who works on the neural rehabilitation ward at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington, is launching a career as a solo singer by recording her own album.

The album, entitled You Are Fearfully and Wonderfully Made, is being launched at the Christian Life Centre church in Cowley Road on Saturday, February 8.

Mrs Idubor, 35, lives in Normandy Crescent, Cowley, with her husband George, 51, and their three sons Promise, nine, Gabriel, five, and Timothy, three.

Born in Nigeria, she and her family moved from Verona, Italy, to Oxford about three years ago.

Since then she has been working at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and has been worshipping at the Christian Life Centre.

She said: “My husband is a music producer so I wrote the songs and he has helped me to record them.

“I have a real passion for gospel music and I’m always singing songs around the house.

“I wanted to share my songs with people and let them know about gospel music.”

Mrs Idubor works with patients who have suffered brain injuries, strokes, and other conditions including multiple scleroris, and need rehabilitation as a result.

She said: “I think I can sing and I’ve got a real passion for it.

“When the album is launched people from the choir will sing some of the songs with me.

“I hope my patients will appreciate my songs and if they ask me about them I will point them in the right direction.”

The title track of Mrs Idubor’s album, You Are Fearfully and Wonderfully Made, is already on YouTube, but the other tracks will not be released until the launch on February 8.

  • Fearfully & Wonderfully Made - Faith Adesuwa

The track refers to Psalm 139 verse 14 in the Bible, which says: “I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”

Mrs Idubor added that some CDs would be produced for the launch and added: “This isn’t about selling my album – I just want to share my songs with people.”

Family friend Abimbola Solebo, 44, a mum-of-four and nursery nurse who lives in Wood Farm, Oxford, said: “Faith has got a great voice and there will be about five tracks on the album.

“As far as I know only the title track will be on YouTube and about 100 CDs will go on sale at the launch and sell for about £10 each.

“Faith is a bishop’s daughter and her mum was a pastor so she has a strong Christian background.”