Tears As Popular Nigerian Singer, Slim Joe Dies At 30

A popular Nigerian singer, Joshua Olonitan, professionally known as Slim Joe, has died at the age of 30.

According to reports, the ‘O ti Yanyan’ crooner reportedly died on Sunday, January 2, 2022 after a long battle with kidney disease.

Naija News understands that the singer was down with kidney ailment and needed N15 million for surgery to rise to his feet again.

His colleague, Raymond Gbaji, confirmed his death via his Facebook post, where he penned a touching tribute to Olonitan.

The entertainer, who ruled the airwaves with ‘O ti Yanyan’ and many other hit songs and collaborations, was diagnosed with the kidney failure and has been on dialysis for some time.

The versatile entertainer from Odo-Ayedun in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State, had called for the kind support of Nigerians to raise the required amount to stay alive.

This article was originally published on Naija News