President Tinubu Mourns The Death Of Iconic Actor And Playwright, Jimi Solanke

By State House Abuja

It is with a heavy heart that President Bola Tinubu receives the news of the passing of Nigeria's creative icon, Mr. Jimi Solanke, who died on Monday.

Baba Solanke was an actor, dramatist, folk singer, poet, and playwright.

President Tinubu mourns the literary and cultural virtuoso and describes him as one of the finest of Nigeria's creative artists and bastion of our cherished mores and cultural heritage.

The President condoles with the Solanke family and all those who mourn this painful loss while praying for the peaceful repose of the beloved departed.

Chief Ajuri Ngelale
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)
February 5, 2024