Veteran Reggae musician, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek aka ‘The Rainmaker’ has been hospitalized in a London. The singer was flown out of Nigeria to London where he is currently receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness. Sources close to the singer revealed that the illness serious and that the singer may need financial assistance from well-meaning Nigerians in order to pull through
According to the source, some prominent Nigerians have been responsible for the singer’s wellbeing for some time now. Majek was flown out of the country on Wednesday after he was diagnosed with an unknown illness that needed urgent attention abroad if he’s to have any chance of survival.
The source mentioned some well-meaning Nigerians like Captain Hosa Okunbor, Hon. E.J. Agbonayinma and others as those taking care of his medical expenses but hinted that the singer may need public assistance soon as the cost of his treatment is said to be huge.
“All I can tell you is that he’s seriously ill and in a London hospital, he needs our help and prayers,”
the source said.
For followers of reggae music in the 80s, Reggae legend, Majekodunmi Fashola popularly known as Majek Fashek, ‘the rainmaker’, needs no introduction as he was one of the wavemakers on the Nigerian music scene then.
Majek Fashek is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and guitarist in the 1980s. He is best known in his home for the 1988 album Prisoner of Conscience, which included the multiple award-winning single “Send Down the Rain”
After a long hiatus occasioned by some health and spiritual challenges Majek bounced back 3 years ago and has since released an album titled “Weep not children”.