The family of late Majek Fashek has disclosed that the legendary reggae singer will be buried in New York, the United States where he died.
One of his sons, Randy Fashek, in a video clip that has gone viral made this known on Monday.
In his words:
“I thank Nigerians for the show of love and concern showered on my family, the decision to bury him in united states was based on the family exhausting all resources on his ailment and also failed effort to bring the rainmaker home”.
He added that aside from the economic pandemic, COVID-19 also contributed to the situation.
He reminded Nigerians and his Father’s Fans to speak about the racial injustice happening around the world which his father always stood against also focusing on Majek Fashek legacy as a freedom fighter.
Majek Fashek passed on in New York after a battle with an undisclosed illness on June 2, 2020 at the age of 57.
His death was announced by his manager Omenka Uzoma in a video shared on social media.
Born in Benin City, Edo State, Majek Fashek is best known for his 1988 album, Prisoner of Conscience, which has the multiple award-winning single, ‘Send Down the Rain’.