By Dipo Olowookere
A veteran in the Reggae industry in Nigeria, Ras Kimono, has died.
The iconic musician died some days after celebrating his 60th birthday.
Ras Kimono breathed his last at the Lagoon Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos.
He was transferred to Lagoon Hospital on Saturday from a hospital in the Ikeja area of Lagos after he fell ill yesterday.
The singer was due for a medical trip to the United States before he passed on this morning.
The news of his demise has devastated his family members and friends in the music industry in Nigeria, including Mr Tony Okoroji, who ensured that Ras Kimono’s 60th birthday was celebrated at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) held at the Sheraton Hotel in Ikeja with other veterans in attendance.
“COSON deeply regrets to announce the passing on of a frontline member of our board, great African and great musician, the reggae toaster, the great Ras Kimono Onwubuya,” COSON confirmed on Sunday afternoon.
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