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How Dayo Kujore married a US-based lover three weeks before death

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Veteran Juju musician, Dayo Kujore, who died on Monday, January 10, 2022 actually got married to his lover three weeks ago.

The new wife is based in the United States of America.

In a video released by FLIPTV, the couple was in high spirits and dancing in the midst of friends and family members. They were dressed in full wedding regalia.

Kujore, the Soko exponent died at the age of 69.

Kujore who was among the modern-day pioneers of the Nigerian-styled musical art form is said to have died on Monday, according to his daughter, Ayinke Kujore.

The legendary musician is said to have died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja after a brief illness.

His body has been deposited at a morgue while the family makes burial arrangements which will be announced at a later date.

Kujore was born on the 4th of April, 1958 in Igbore Robiyan, Abeokuta, Ogun State to parents who were clerics of the African Church.

As a child, Kujore joined the choir in his local church and learnt how to play musical instruments such as the guitar, and the piano which made him fall in love with music.

Travelling Juju musicians who came to his village to perform at special events spotted the young Kujore’s talent and invited him to join them during their performances, which he did.

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  1. KENNY

    January 13, 2022 at 1:06 pm

    RIP

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