Popular Nigerian singer Balogun Afolabi, better known by his stage name Seyi Vibez, has just lost his mother.
The singer announced the sad news late Thursday night, 16th of March, where he referred to her as his ancestor.
Taking to his Instagram page, the bereaved afro-pop singer wrote: “Today the Darkest day of my life…March 16. I lost my ancestor ! Love you till I go six feet mum. RIP”
As of the time of reporting, an official statement is yet to be made, therefore the cause of death has not been identified.
After his post, lots of Nigerian entertainers and colleagues in the music industry and beyond have stormed the comment section to sympathize with him.
Seyi Vibez, started pursuing his passion in singing, by making covers to his favorite African songs at the time, before he abandoned a corporate career for a life behind the microphone.
His progression in the music scene as a lyrical juggernaut and a skilled vocalist has positioned him as one of the few leading singers in Nigeria promoting indigenous-language pop music.
Actress Funke Akindele heartbroken as she loses mother
Kemi Filani recalls that Nollywood actress and politician, Funke Akindele as she lost her beloved mother in February.
According to a statement released by Olubunmi Akindele, on behalf of the family, Funke Akindele’s mum passed on Tuesday, February 7.
Praying for her soul, Olubunmi stated that the family would communicate her funeral rites in due time.
“It is with heavy hearts, but in total submission to God Almighty that the ADEBANJO and AKINDELE families announce the passing of their daughter, mother, grandmother and sister. DR. R B ADEBANJO-Akindele which occured on Tuesday 07 February 2023.
May her gentle soul begin it’s rest eternal in peace. Amen. Obsequies in honour of her passing shall be announced in due course.
May her soul rest in peace, Amen”.