King Sunny Ade drags Awilo, N’Dour others to Lagos for 70th birthday concert

By Seun Agboola, Lagos

Veteran juju musician, Prince Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye is planning a mega concert in Lagos to commemorate his 70th birthday anniversary in Lagos.

Although his birthday is on September 22, the celebration commenced in far away United States of America during his international music tour; it will continue till end of year.

The highpoint of the celebration will be a mega international concert slated for Lagos at a yet to be determined date, featuring notable African music stars such as Awilo Logomba, Youssou N’Dour and many others.

There are indications that America musician, Stevie Wonder, who he once worked with, may join the star parade to celebrate him.

Born to a Nigerian royal family in Ondo, thus making him an omoba of his people, Sunny Ade’s father was a church organist, while his mother was a trader.

He left grammar school in Ondo in the pretense of attending the University of Lagos. It was in Lagos that his musical career started.

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