Kwara State Government mourns the death of Dadakuada icon Jaigbade Alao

Dadakuada legend Jaigbade Alao

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has expressed his condolences to the family of late Dadakuada icon, Alhaji Jaigbade Alao, requesting that Allah bless him al-jannah Firdaus and console the family.
According to media sources, Alhaji Jaigbade died on Monday morning.

According to a press release by Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye, he said: “On behalf of the government and people of Kwara State, I send our condolences to the family of Alhaji Jaigbade Alao and all lovers of his inimitable Dadakuada music worldwide.

Alhaji Jaigbade was a legend whose mastery of his genre of music projected the state positively.”

Dadakuada legend Alhaji Jaigbade Alao
Alhaji Jaigbade Alao

“He was also a community leader in his own right. His death has created a void in the chain of great mentors for younger ones who took to his genre of dadakuada music. We beseech Allah to forgive him and grant him Al-jannah Firdaus.” he added.

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The Dadakuada crooner was among the statesmen recently honored by the Kwara State Government in the inaugural edition of its lifetime achievement awards, which recognize those who have served or contributed to the development of the state or country at various levels/sectors.