Ekiti, one of the six states in the Southwest region of Nigeria is blessed with human and natural resources.
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We have many musicians, actors, professors, artisans who are doing well in their respective careers across the country.
Let us take a look at 3 award-winning musicians who hails from Ekiti State :
1. Yinka Ayefele :
Olayinka Joel Ayefele is one of the most respected and talented gospel musicians in the country.
Yinka Ayefele, who has dropped numerous albums since he gained prominence many years ago hails from Ipoti Ekiti in Ijero Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
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Yinka Ayefele is also the founder of Fresh FM with branches in four southwest states.
2. Teniola Apata :
Teniola Apata popularly known as 'Teni Makanaki' hails from Ekiti State.
She is one of the leading Hip-Hop artists in the country and has won many awards and recognition since her foray into the music industry.
The 'Uyo Meyo' crooner has paid her dues in the music industry and she is presently enjoying the fame.
3. Folarin Falana :
Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz is the son of popular lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Femi Falana (SAN). The Lawyer turned singer hails from Ilawe Ekiti.
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Since he gained prominence in the music industry, Falz has dropped many singles and has won numerous awards for his superb singing prowess.
Aside from being an award-winning musician, Folarin Falana is also a talented actor who has acted in couple of Nollywood movies
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