By:Okorite Joy Harry
Veteran reggae artist Majekodunmi Fasheke popularly know as Majek Fashek has been reported to be sick and hospitalised in London.
According to blogger, Linda Ikeji, the singer’s manager, Umenka Uzoma Day revealed that he was seriously ill and is presently at an hospital in London.
“Majek Fashek is very sick as we are currently at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Woolich in England. Sorry, this message is coming late, but let us all support him with prayers as we also really need support financially for upkeep. More updates with videos and pics will be uploaded soonest,” he said.
Majek Fashek was one of the biggest music sensation of the 1980s and early 1990s Nigeria and infact Africa at large as his songs ‘Holy Spirit’, ‘Free Mandela’,’Religion na politics’, ‘Send down rain’ that earned him the moniker ‘Rainmaker’ to mention but a few went far and wide.
He however made less appearances in public and music scenes in the 21st century due to his personal issues suspected to be largely his mental health.
Of recent however, he was an item in the news as controversial OAP, Daddy Freeze calls the Abuja church, COZA out for inviting him as a guest. This move was greatly attacked by Fashek’s manager.