Fatai Rolling Dollar buried in Ikorodu, Lagos.

 

(Right) Fatai Rolling Dollar playing at the Goethe Institut and Eyo Festival in 2011, (Left) - The late singer pictured in a coffin

Highlife music maestro, Fatai Rolling Dollar who died at 85 on Wednesday June 12, was laid to rest on Thursday, June 13, 2013.

The burial took place around 1pm within the premises of his uncompleted building at 14, Unity street, Maya Village, Ikorodu, Lagos.

The muslim funeral service was officiated by Chief Imam, Olarenwaju Yusuf assisted by other muslim clergy.

One of the legend’s son, Adewunmi Olagunju told our reporter, ‘He was a very good father and he always lived up to his fatherly duties. I know the entire family will miss his presence’.

A protege of the late musician, Evangelist Ebenezer Obey who was also present said, ‘He was a mentor to many, he musician to the core. His music was always positive and we will always remember him for the influence he had in our lives‘.

Fatai Rolling Dollar died at the age of 85 on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

More photos below…

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