The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has expressed shockand sadness over the untimely demise of the popular Nigerian
singer, rapper and songwriter, Sound Sultan (Olanrewaju Fasasi).
Sound Sultan died in America on Sunday after a long running battle with a rare form of cancer, Family sources said. He was aged 44, and a father of three.
In a statement issued in Lagos on Monday, the Minister described Sound
Sultan’s death as “a great loss not just to his family and the Creative
Industry, but to Nigeria as a whole.”
He expressed his condolences to the family, friends and fans of the
”Our prayers and thoughts are with his wife, children and indeed his
entire family at this time. May God comfort and strengthen them. May
He also grant repose to the soul of the departed,” Alhaji Mohammed