Late Rotimi Akinlamilo


Popular Idanre Traditional Music Maestro, Rotimi Akinlamilo, Is Dead!

Positive fm gathered that Akinlamilo who had been sick for a while died yesterday in Idanre.

He was aged 47

Meanwhile some prominent Idanre Indigenes have reacted to the demise of the traditional musician.

One of them who is also the commissioner for culture and tourism in Ondo state, Mr Yemi Olowolabi described Rotimi Akinlamilo’s death as a monumental loss to Idanre community because he practically revived their local music.

Mr Olowolabi said indeed, Idanre community had lost an icon and prayed for the repose of his soul.

The Bobagunwa of Idanre, Chief Ojo Alalabiaye posited that the death of the musician was devastating having represented Idanre well through his music.

Mr Alalabiaye said the community would surely miss him.

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