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17 Years After Gbenga Adeboye’s Demise: Who Has Replaced Him?

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His biography:

Born on 30th September 1959, at Ode Omu, Gbongan, Osun State, Nigeria, late Adeboye first worked as a freelance radio presenter for Radio Lagos where he started a very popular programme which catered for Yoruba listening audience titled Funwontan in 1981.

This programme was later re-baptised to Gbenga Adeboye in the Mix on Radio Lagos and Gbenga Adeboye in the House on OGBC. While doingthese, he cut over nine albums and put the m out on cassette, including Ph. D Beetle, Orosunkunnu 1 & 2, Funwontan 1 & 2, Ijinle Oro lati ori ite mimo 1 & 2, Versatility, Aiyetoro, Supremacy and Controversy. Adeboye’s popularity earned him several nicknames including Alhaji, Pastor Oluwo and Funwontan, which stuck with him until his death. Gbenga was an activist, orator, prophet as well as a comedian, humorist, entertainer, the pioneer of stand-up comedy in Nigeria who will never make you sad. He used his talents to install democracy back in Nigeria through all his works, jokes, and radio

programmes. Olugbenga gave up the ghost on the 30th of April 2003 throwing the entire entertainment scene into deep mourning and he was so widely respected and loved that crowds trooped out in candle-lit processions all over south-western Nigeria. May your soul rest in peace OLUGBENGA ADEBOYE, ONE MAN BATTALION, JENGBENTIELE,

APAGUNPOTE 1, ABEFE, OLAYINKA, OMO BABA OVERSER, AWO ITU BABA ITA, AWO BABA LAISI ABESUPINLE, SUN RE O!

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