The music composer of Legendary Nigerian musicians, Chief Ebenezer Obey and King Sunny Ade, Otunba Jide Osinubi, has died at 81.
The demise of the veteran music composer was introduced by his son, Tunde, on Thursday.
Eulogising his late music composer through his Facebook account, Chief Ebenezer Obey, fondly known as Chief Commander, wrote, “The leisure business has been left devastated after a well-liked socialite, Otunba Jide Osinubi, died all of the sudden in his sleep on Monday in Lagos.
“The ‘Sokoyokoto’ of Lagos just turned 81 years old some months ago. He was well-loved among the Lagos social establishment. During his lifetime, he joined hundreds of celebrities in celebrating their events. He was a constant star on the party scene from the early 80s up till death.”
According to Obey, the late music composer is ebullient by nature and lively.
He famous that Osinubi was at all times completely happy, able to have a good time with others, and liked to bop.
In the Facebook publish, Obey quoted one among Osinubi’s interviews that he had with a smooth promote journal the place he revealed that he by no means believed he would clock 80 years on earth.
“’If any individual or an Astrologer had advised me that I might be 80-year outdated, I’ll say it’s not doable as a result of I misplaced my mom on the third day after I used to be born. My mom died on the third day and I stayed with relations throughout’ Osinubi stated final 12 months in an interview with the City People Magazine.
“Osinubi was also a song composer. He composed hit songs for Commander Ebenezer Obey and King Sunny Ade. His first son, Tunde Osinubi, has confirmed the death. He would be buried in his native Ijebu Igbo in Ogun State,” Obey wrote.