The Lagos state authorities has pledged to honour Late Sound Sultan by sponsoring the FESTAC music competition.
The Lagos state authorities has promised to sponsor the FESTAC music competition in reminiscence of the late iconic Nigerian singer, songwriter, and all-round entertainer, Lanre Fasasi, popularly often known as Sound Sultan.
he veteran singer died on the morning of Sunday, July 11, 2021, after a protracted battle with angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma, on the age of 44.
According to Punch, the Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Solomon Bonu, talking on the third version of the FESTAC Music Festival, mentioned the singer’s imaginative and prescient of elevating younger abilities shall be saved alive.
According to studies, Bonu, additionally said that the occasion shall be held yearly and can span for a interval of 4 days in December.
Dare Fasasi, also referred to as Baba Dee who’s the Festival Director and Chief Executive of Naija Ninja Production, thanked the state authorities for the help.