- Nigerian singer Chris Hanen has passed away
- Colleague, Tony Okoroji, shared the heartbreaking news on social media
- Members of the internet community mourned the musician
It is indeed a trying time for the family of veteran Nigerian singer, Chris Hanen, whose death was recently announced on social media.
A colleague of the music star, Tony Okoroji, made the news of his death public in a post shared on Facebook.
"I just received with shock the news of the passing on of the great Ozigizaga exponent, Chris Hanen. Chris was a very talented and committed musician who worked with me closely on several projects in our days at EMI," Okoroji said.
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He went on to explain that the deceased still showed up for the burial ceremony of colleagues Felyxx and Mozzy fame, as well as reggae artist Ras Kimono in 2018.
Okoroji said: "Last year, Chris Hanen was at the funeral of Moses of Felyxx and Mozzyz fame. He was also at COSON House for the celebrated funeral of Rub-A-Dub Master, Ras Kimono.
"Chris was a very humble and an easy going person who will be terribly missed by all of us in the music industry who knew him. May the soul of Chris ‘Ozigizaga’ Hanen rest in peace."
See a screenshot of his post below:
Chris Hanen is well known for his hit single back in the days titled Ozigizaga.
May God grant his family members the strength to bear the fortitude of the loss.
Nigerians have also mourned the demise of the veteran act on social media. Read some comments below:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously gathered that singer Soul Snatcha of popular gospel group Rooftop MCs, announced the death of his dear wife on social media. Concerned fans flooded his comment section with condolence messages.
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