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WATCH: Nigerian Singer, Wizkid Joins Siblings at Candlelight Vigil for Mum

On Wednesday night, the family of Wizkid’s mother, Jane Dolapo Balogun, held a candlelight service for her.

Jane died on August 18th.However, the cause of her death was not revealed.

The family arranged a candlelight procession in her honor before the memorial service on October 13.

Wizkid appears heartbroken and practically in tears as he holds a candle beside his siblings in now-viral footage.

In another video, the Grammy Award recipient is consoled by family members.

Wizkid has not been active on social media or in public since Jane’s death.

The funeral will be place at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) City of David in Lagos’s Victoria Island.

Jane was born on July 14, 1957. The deceased is survived by Muniru Olatunji Balogun, her husband, and four children.

Her children are Yetunde Balogun, Omolara Osunkoya, Olubusayo Balogun, and Ayodeji ‘Wizkid’ Balogun.

Wizkid grew up in a polygamous home with a Muslim father and a Christian mother.

In a 2012 radio interview with Tim Westwood, Wizkid revealed that his father has three wives.

The singer is known to be very fond of his mum.

In 2014, Wizkid released ‘Mummy Mi’, a song off his ‘Ayo’ album. The song was dedicated to mothers across the world.

The singer praised Jane for all the joy she gave to him. He also promised to spoil her with the finest things in life.


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