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Veteran Juju singer Peter Akanni passes on

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Veteran juju musician Peter Akanni Akorede, professionally known as Emperor Pick Peter of the ‘Omode de’ fame, is dead.

Pick Peters reportedly died on Thursday at age 74 after a brief illness.

Popular music promoter and Evergreen Music boss Bimbo Esho confirmed the singer’s death in a post on her Facebook page.

She wrote; “Omo Ode Ti Ku – The Hunter’s Son is Dead.

“His name should ring a bell to all lovers of Juju Music. Emperor Pick Peters one of Nigeria’s great Juju musicians, succumbed to the cold hands of death today in Abeokuta at age 74.

“May his Gentle Soul rest in peace.

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