A veteran Nigerian singer, Chris Hanen, who was popular for his 1990 hit track, ‘Ozigizaga’ is dead.
The singer, whose real name is Christian Aghanenu, died on Wednesday after an illness. He was 60.
The chairman of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Tony Okoroji, disclosed this in a Facebook post on Wednesday.
“I just received with shock the news of the passing on of the great Ozigizaga exponent, Chris Hanen. Chris was a very talented and committed musician who worked with me closely on several projects in our days at EMI,” Mr Okoroji wrote.
“Last year, Chris Hanen was at the funeral of Moses of Felyxx and Mozzyz fame. He was also at COSON House for the celebrated funeral of Rub-A-Dub Master, Ras Kimono. Chris was very humble and an easy-going person…