Nigerian musician, Tiwa Savage, has said that her father passed on in the early hours of Monday morning.
The singer took to her verified Instagram page to announce his death.
She wrote, “Early hours of this morning, you made a peaceful transition. You fought till the very end, you really fought daddy. It’s been rough for you these past couple years but you are resting now.
“This is tough on me, I’m so numb, so weak. Rest In Perfect Peace my King. I love you daddy. Savy t’eko, pappin K (sic).”
Condolence messages from fans and well-wishers of the singer have continued to pour in with celebrities and social media users offering their prayers and support.