Late Reggae legend to be buried on the August 25

The family of late legendary Nigerian musician, Ras Kimono has announced that he will be buried on August 25.

In a press statement released 1st July, 2018, family of the late singer promised that the program of the events leading to the funeral will be communicated to the public in due course.

Ras Kimono whose real name was Augustine Okeleke Onwubuya hailed from Agbor, in Delta State and was one of the biggest artistes to rule the music scene from the Mid 1980s into the Mid 1990s.

The late music icon died on June 10, while on his way to the airport as he was scheduled to play in concert in the United States with Majek Fashek.

He was 60 years old.

See the full statement below:

"We wish to inform the general public that the Burial Ceremony for late Ras Kimono has been slated for the 25th day of August 2018.

The program of the events leading to the funeral will be made available in due course’.

‘We wish to thank everyone who has individually and collectively supported us during these trying times and we pray the Almighty God to guide and protect us all.”


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