Buhari mourns music producer, instrumentalist, Chris Ajilo

has condoled with the industry, particularly musicians and producers, over the passing of renowned music producer, instrumentalist and instructor, Pa Chris Ajilo.

Ajilo was band leader of the National Orchestra Nigeria’s independence 1960.

a condolence by his Special Adviser Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, the president commiserated with family, friends and professional colleagues of the highly celebrated artiste.

Buhari noted that Ajilo’s talent completely altered the musical industry Nigeria, giving it more depth, meaning and appeal, as he inspired a genre that was accepted across class, age and creed.

According to , the legacies of discipline, and professionalism that Ajilo brought the industry, after studying music many years in England, will be remembered by generations.

Buhari prayed that, as remains of the multi-talented instrumentalist go to rest April 16, the music teacher would find eternal rest with God.

He also expressed optimism that the many musicians and producers he mentored would carry with his vision. (NAN)