Legendary highlife musician, Chris Ajilo, does at 91

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Veteran Highlife music legend and producer, Christopher Ajilore, popularly called Chris Ajilo has died.

He was aged 91.

The octogenarian saxophonist passed on in the early hours of Saturday at Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesha, Osun State after a brief illness.

The ‘Eko O Gba Gbere’ crooner is one of the pioneers of highlife musician in Nigeria.

He ruled the airwaves in the 50s to 80s, and was also involved in music production and arrangement with Polygram Records for many years.




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