Shagaya mourns music maestro, Jaigbade Alao


Hon. Muktar Shagaya, representative elect of Ilorin West/Asa Federal constituency has mourned the passing of music legend, Alhaji Jaigbade Alao.

According to a statement circulated to newsmen in Ilorin on Tuesday morning, Muktar Shagaya said: “I would like to extend my heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and associates of late Dadakuada maestro, Alhaji Aminullahi Jaigbade Alao who passed away yesterday, March 20th, in Ilorin.

“The late musical legend was a great inspiration to his community and Kwara State at large. He led an exemplary life using his music as a means of educating, inspiring and entertaining his listeners.

“Truly one of the last pioneers of Dadakuada music, Alhaji Jaigbade’s passing will indeed create a big vacuum in the music industry, with his notable contributions being felt throughout the country. Gone but not forgotten, his songs will remain evergreen in our hearts.”

He, however, prayed for the deceased icon to be blessed with Aljannat Fridaous as he’ll be remembered till eternity.

“I pray unto Almighty Allah to forgive him for his shortcomings and grant him Aljanat Firdaous. Amen.”


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