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Peter Obi Sympathizes With Wizkid Over His Mother’s Death

The presidential candidate of Labour Party in the 2023 general elections, Peter Obi, has expressed his sympathy with Nigerian afro-beat star, Wizkid, over his mother’s death.

The Grammy Award winner, lost his mother, Mrs Jane Dolapo Balogun, in the early hours of Friday, August 18, 2023.

The artiste’s longtime manager, Sunday Are, revealed that Mrs. Balogun breathed her last around 1.30 a.m. on Friday.

“Yes, she died this morning, at about 1.30 am,” Aare said.

Meanwhile, tributes have continued to pour in for Wizkid from his fans and other Nigerians around the globe.

Taking to his X (formerly known as Twitter) page on the morning of Saturday, August 19, 2023, Obi conveyed he and the OBIdient family’s commiseration to the ‘Jaye Jaye’ crooner.

The former Anambra State Governor prayed for the repose of Wizkid’s mother’s soul and said God would give the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

Obi wrote, “On behalf of the OBIdient family, I sincerely commiserate with Mr Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, (Wizkid), who reportedly lost his beloved mother. The death of a loved one is a very painful experience, more so a beloved mother.

Dear Wizkid, may God Almighty who called her home grant her eternal rest in His kingdom and grant you and your family the fortitude to bear her irreplaceable loss. God bless you always. – PO.”


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