The year 2020 has been challenging for so many people. From the activities halted by the coronavirus pandemic to the lives lost to the deadly infection, many families, friends, and others have been hit one way or the other.
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Nigerians recently celebrated the beginning of a new month on Wednesday, July 1, praying and hoping that it would bring in some good news than the past months.
For many, the month of June remains unforgettable as it "swallowed" very influential people, especially in the entertainment industry.
Legit.ng has compiled a list of celebrities that died in the month of June 2020.
1. Majek Fashek
Just as the month of June began, the news of the Rainmaker's death hit the internet, getting many fans and followers across the world very sad. His manager who announced the sad news stated that his achievements should be celebrated.
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2. Ibidunni Ighodalo
Nigerians were shocked to hear the news of her death on Sunday morning, June 14. It was reported that the pastor's wife died on Sunday morning in her hotel room in Port Harcourt, where she was handling a project.
Many fans and followers, celebrities, and church members, friends, colleagues, and workers all took to their various social media pages to celebrate her life.
3. Dan Foster
Three days after the announcement of Ibidunni's death, the radio industry was thrown into mourning as popular OAP Dan Foster was reported dead on Wednesday, June 17.
The sad news was shared by a number of his colleagues on social media who were obviously shaken by his demise. According to reports from TVC news, the media personality died from the deadly coronavirus.
4. Bose Adewoyin
Popularly called Mama Tinubu, the film star died on Tuesday morning, June 23, and was buried on the same day. While the cause of the actress' death was not disclosed, friends and colleagues took to their social media page to mourn her loss.
5. Ogun Majek
The actor whose real name is Gbolagade Akinpelu died on Thursday, June 25, at his Imalenfalafia residence in Ibadan, Oyo state. A few months before his death, the actor sought financial assistance from well-meaning Nigerians to seek medical care for a critical illness.
6. Berkley Jones Ike
The renowned guitarist died in Asaba a little under a month before his 72nd birthday.
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