Minister calls Ras Kimono unforgettable reggae giant

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Minister calls Ras Kimono unforgettable reggae giant

 By Francis Chidiebere 

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has expressed shock and sadness at the passing away of the globally-acclaimed reggae star, Ras Kimono, saying his contribution to the entertainment industry can never be forgotten.

In a statement issued yesterday, the Minister extended his condolences to the family, friends and fans of the late artiste, and indeed to the entire Nigerian music industry, for losing a foremost proponent of reggae, a prominent campaigner for a better life for the people and a patriot.

He said, “Kimono will be remembered for his contribution to the elevation of reggae, his love of the masses, his life of discipline and his service to humanity”.

He added, ”Kimono helped to blaze the trail for the phenomenal growth of the Nigerian music industry, and he was a worthy mentor to the younger generation of Nigerian musicians. His legacy will surely endure”.

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