The cause of death of the legendary Nigerian reggae musician, Majek Fashek has been uncovered.
As previously reported by Naija News, his death was confirmed by his manager Omenka Uzoma, in a post on Instagram on Tuesday morning.
According to him, Fashek died around 11.45 pm June 1, 2020, Nigerian time
“It is true that the African legendary icon has gone to be with the Lord his maker,” Omenka said.
“I would say we should celebrate his achievements, he has done a lot for Nigeria and for Nigeria. Whatever the family decides, I will get to you. This is all I have to say for now.”
Contrary to belief in some quarters, Majek Fashek did not die from the use of drugs.
Naija News has now gathered that the legendary Reggae star who died in New York on June 1 died after battling cancer for almost a year.
His manager also confirmed the singer died in New York, not in London. Explaining this, Uzoma noted that the singer was advised by his doctors to move closer to his family, prompting the move to New York where his wife and three sons live.
“We moved him from London to New York last September on the advice of the doctors that he should stay close to the family. Majek reunited with his family last year after 10 years of separation. He died in their company, ” Uzoma said.
Majek, who was born on March 7, 1963, was 57 years old when he died.