Nigerian singer, Ayodeji Balogun popularly known as Wizkid has lost his mother.

Reliable sources, closely affiliated with the Grammy Award-winning artiste and prolific songwriter have confirmed the death of of the Oju Elegba crooner’s mother, who was said to have passed away during the early hours of Friday, August 18, 2023.

Fans have taken to social media to condole with the singer over the loss.

Mrs Jane Dolapo Balogun died at around 1.30 AM on Friday in a shocking event that has thrown the entertainment industry into a state of mourning.

Late Mrs Balogun’s conspicuous presence during Wizkid’s performances transcended the boundaries of a maternal bond, and an emblem of steadfast backing for her son’s melodic odyssey.