July 19, 2024

The Eye Of Africa

PHOTOS:Banky W, Wande Coal, Tiwa Savage attend Wizkid’s mum’s funeral

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Afrobeat singer, Wizkid buried his mum on Friday in Lagos and the event was graced by some Nigerian celebrities alongside families and fans in Lagos.

Recall Wizkid’s mother passed away on August 18, 2023 in London.

Some of the celebrities present at the funeral service were Bankole Wellington aka Banky W, Wande Coal, Tiwa Savage.

Videos circulating on social media captured the moment Wizkid gave a warm hug to Wande Coal, while he and Tiwa rocked the dance floor and exchanged inside jokes.

A candlelight procession in honour of the singer’s mum was held on Wednesday with Wizkid making his first public appearance following a nearly month-long period of silence as he grieved the loss.

This was followed by a wake held on Thursday where the Starboy admitted to the loss of his mother being ‘the deepest pain’ he has ever felt.

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