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Nigeria: Veteran Music Juju Legend, Prince Adekunle Dies At 74

Legendary Nigeria ‘Juju’ musician, Adeyinka Adekunle, popularly called General Prince Adekunle is dead. A cousin of the deceased, Femi Adekunle, confirmed that he died at the age of 74 after spending about three weeks at the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta.

Late General Prince Adekunle was a Nigerian Jùjú musician of Egba origin, from Abeokuta in Ogun State. ‎He was born on October 22, 1942. The late Adekunle, who reigned in the 60’s and 70’s, trained other popular musicians such as Sir Shina Peters‎ and Segun Adewale.

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The remainms of the late musician has been deposited in the mortuary and his family is expected to meet on Tuesday for burial arrangement in Abeokuta, the hometown of the late musician.


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