Veteran highlife singer Chris Ajilo has handed on on the age of 91.
The highlife icon died on Saturday morning after he was taken to Wesley Guild Hospital, stories mentioned.
Chris Ajilo shall be remembered for his hit, Eko O Gba Gbere. The tune was remixed in 2016, 60 years after its first launch to function Banky W and Korede Sax.
Talking on his dying, fellow musician Orlando Julius and his accomplice Latoya Aduke revealed that Ajilo was positive once they paid him a go to on Thursday.
“It is a painful loss for us. I took Orlando to see him on Thursday at his home. Pa was so completely satisfied”, mentioned Latoya, Orlando Julius’spouse.
Pa Christopher Ajilore hailed from Ijebu-Ijesa and was additionally a producer who collaborated with contemporaries like Victor Olaiya, Bobby Benson, and others.
He was a saxophonist who studied Music on the Central Faculty of Music & Dance in London’s West Finish within the Nineteen Fifties.
He returned to Nigeria the place he labored as a producer with Polygraph Information, engaged on a number of albums, most notably Chief Olisa Osondu‘s Osondi Owendi.