- Nigeria’s minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, has reacted to the death of legendary singer, Majek Fashek
- In a statement issued by the minister, he described Majek as a huge loss to the country’s creative industry
- Lai Mohammed expressed his condolence to the singer’s family
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It was with great sadness that fans all over the world received the news of the death of legendary Nigerian reggae musician, Majekodunmi Fasheke also known as Majek Fashek.
The Rainmaker, as the singer is also fondly called by fans, kicked the bucket on June 1, 2020.
Many fans of the late music star expressed their grief at the news as they shared condolence message.
Nigeria’s minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, also reacted to the news of the late singer’s death through a statement.
According to Mohammed, Majek’s death was a great loss to Nigeria’s creative industry. He also expressed his condolences to the late singer’s family and prayed for God to grant him peaceful rest.
So sad. RIP to the dead.
In other related news, Legit.ng reported on the life and times of the music legend in pictures and videos.
Shortly after the news of the singer's death broke, many flooded their individual pages on social media to mourn the passing of the late Nigerian musician.
Interestingly, some of them also noted that it comes as no coincidence that a heavy downpour was recorded in Lagos on the same day the reggae icon bid the world goodbye.
In celebration of the singer, Legit.ng compiled some interesting throwback photos and videos that capture his time on earth.
Legit.ng also reported on Majek Fashek's last moments according to his manager, Uzoma Omenka.
According to Uzoma, he received a call around 11:45pm on June 1, 2020, informing him of the singer’s death. Prior to the singer’s demise, he was very strong and having fun and they were even surprised where his strength came from.
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