July 21, 2024

Dapo Abiodun Mourns the Passing of Baba Jimi Solanke 



By: Ogunleye Oluwapelumi


Governor Dapo Abiodun have expressed deep sorrow over the passing of the renowned artist, Baba Jimi Solanke. Fondly known as Baba Agba, Solanke was revered for his unwavering commitment to the arts and his role as a cultural ambassador for the Yoruba people.


“With a heavy heart, we have received the heartbreaking news of Baba Jimi Solanke’s passing. Beloved and revered for his unwavering commitment to the arts, Baba Agba, as he was affectionately known by his countless fans nationwide, was a true ambassador of our beloved state.


“Through his powerful dramas, soulful music, captivating poetry, and other artistic endeavors, he brought the rich culture and traditions of the Yoruba race to the global stage.Baba Jimi Solanke’s contributions to the arts will forever remain etched in the annals of history. His unwavering dedication, immense talent, and influence have left an everlasting impact on the global artistic landscape. We mourn the loss of this extraordinary individual, who will be dearly missed by all whose lives he touched with his extraordinary gifts.” Dapo Abiodun wrote in a post on X.


Baba Jimi Solanke passed on at the age of 82.

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