PAINFUL EXIT AS ON OF “DANFO DRIVERS ‘ DIED OF ILLNESS
Oghenemaro Emeofa, popularly known as Mad Melon, the one half of veteran Nigerian music duo, Danfo Drivers, has died.
His management broke the news in a statement on Thursday morning.
“The Management of Mad Melon and Mountain Black aka Danfo Driver wishes to announce to the general public the passing on to glory of Oghenemaro Henry Azubuike Emeofa aka Mad Melon which sad event took place last night.
“A mighty Iroko and a true legend has fallen. May God grant his family, groupmate (Mountain Black) well-wishers and friends the fortitude to bear the loss. May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace. Amen, “The statement read.
The musician was said to be battling an undisclosed ailment before he passed on Wednesday night at Tolu Medical Centre Hospital in Ajegunle, Lagos.
Daddy Showkey also reacted to the news on Instagram on Thursday morning saying, “‘If dem de tell people, make dem dey hear”.
His contemporary, Nicodemus, also lamented the singer’s death on Facebook.
He wrote, “I just concluded arrangements with Danfo Drivers for my forthcoming event #BookOfNicodemus only to receive news about the death of Mad Melon this morning. What is life?”