Born in November 11th 1954, in Nigeria. Educated at the Baptist Day Primary School, Agbowa - Ikosi, Methodist High School, Agbowa Ikosi, and Marflower School, Ikenne as well as Remo Secondary School Shagamu. Graduated as Medical Doctor with MB,BS. in 1978 from the College of Medicine, of the University of Lagos, Idi-araba. Qualified as a Consultant Surgeon from the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria in 1986.
A lover of music since childhood, taught to sing everyday by parents at morning and evening family devotional services. Grew up a very good singer with siblings. Started composing from an early age. Loves all musical instruments. Plays the guitar (mainly rhythm) the keyboard accordion and Bass guitar. Taught and helped the wife and children to sing well and play the musical instruments better than himself.
He is a humble lover of God, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit, who are his inspiration with the Bible. The late parents, his brothers and sisters, His friends, colleagues, neighbours, fellow Christians, the world in general, and everyday happennings and events.
He is the Leader and Founder of the Grace of God Christian Band, which started off as a family singing group in 1986. The band sings and records mostly Gospel songs.including hymns. The music covers a lot of genre being mainly Pop, Reggae, and rock. The love for hymns is always visible in the albums, while the Yoruba sometimes Hausa and Igbo, occasionaly comes up in some of the songs.
In May. 2011, Dr. Conrad I, Ricketts was inspired by world events including severe natural disaster liike Earthquakes, Tsunamies, Terrorism, extreme Violence and Wars to see that the world need Gospel Songs - His type of songs, - more than ever before. He thus started bringing them out into the limelight.
A humble sinner saved by grace, he has gone through a lot of learning process to get the songs to reach as many as possible all over the world, with the hope and prayer that God shall use the songs to bless many with salvation. peace, love, truth, faith, hope, long suffering, healing, righteousness, Godliness, humility, devotion, kindness and abundant grace as he and his family members and friends and other believers have experienced.
The few videos made in the past, new songs and new videos will soon be joining the over 160 gospel songs and 160 ringtones currently available from the stable of the Band by God's grace.
He is still composing, singing, recording, preaching as well as practicing as a Chief Consultant Surgeon and Chief Medical Director of the Grace of God Specialist Medical Centre Kubwa Abuja, F.C.T., all to the glory of God.
Enjoy the songs and be blessed, Amen.
"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life."
"And every one that calls on Jesus name, shall be saved."