- Music legend Alhaji Wasiu Ajani Tekoye also known as Pure Water has reportedly died
- Wasiu who was one of the frontline fuji musicians in Nigeria died on Thursday, May 14, 2020
- The fuji star who was 52, died at his Moshalashi residence in Lagos state
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Reports reaching Legit.ng reveal that fuji music star, Alhaji Wasiu Ajani Tekoye also known as Pure Water, has died.
Facebook user, Wale Onifade, broke the news on the platform. According to his post, Tekoye died at the early hours of Thursday morning, May 14, at his Moshalashi residence in Lagos state.
The post also revealed that the music legend who was 52 until his death, will be buried according to Islamic rites at the family house at 10am on Friday, May 14.
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The post reads: "Family Announce the Sudden Death of Alhaji Wasiu Ajani aka Pure Water. The family of Olaifa has announced the sudden departure of fuji music legend, Alhaji Wasiu Ajani otherwise known as Tekoye.
Tekoye, 52 died at the early hours of today Thursday, May 14, 2020, at his residence in Moshalashi area of Alimosho local government in Lagos. He will be buried according to Islamic rites at the family house tomorrow at 10 in the morning.
Signed: Wale Onifade, For the family."
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Only a while ago, the Nigerian entertainment scene and music lovers were thrown into great mourning over news of the death of veteran highlife singer, Victor Olaiya. Olaiya passed on at the age of 89 at exactly 12pm on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.
The music maestro took his last breath at LUTH in Lagos state. The sad news was reported by the managing director of Evergreen Music Company, Bimbo Esho via her Facebook page.
In the post shared on her page, Esho wrote: "The Death of the Doyen of Highlife music in Nigeria."
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