The year 2020 started on a good pace before the pandemic struck the world,so many people have lost their lives due to the pandemic COVID-19 and some died through various Illnesses.
Below are pictures of great people in Nigeria who lost their lives this year.
Majekodunmi Fasheke,popularly known as Majek Fashek was a Nigerian singer-songwriter and guitarist.He was born on March 1963 in Benin city Edo State and he died in his sleep on the 1st of June 2020.
Ajibola Ajimobi was a former Nigerian senator and the ex governor of Oyo state.He was born on the 16th of December 1949 and died of COVID-19 on the 25th of June 2020.
Victor Abimbola Olaiya OON,popularly known as Dr Victor Olaiya was a Nigerian trumpeter,who played in the highlife style.He was born on the 31st of December 1930 in Calabar,cross river state and he died in Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) on the 12th of February 2020.
Ndidi Nwosu was a Nigerian powerlifter who had an upset victory at the 2016 Summer Paralympics.She was born on the 6th of June 1979 and she died on the 1st of March 2020.
Vincent Chukwuemeka Ike was a Nigerian writer known for a mixture of lampoon,humor and satire.He was born on the 28th of April 1931 and he died on the 9th of January 2020 at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital.
He was a professional basketball player from Lagos,After high school in Okota grammar school in isolo he became a star at Liberty university in Virginia US.He was born on the 23rd of April 1973 and he died on the 2nd of February 2020 in the United States.
Asiwaju Yinka Mafe
He was a lawyer and the majority leader of the Ogun state house of assembly.He was born on the 4th of February 1974 and he died on the 4th of February 2020.
Ignatius Datong Longjan
He was a Nigerian diplomat and politician who also served as a senator representing Plateau district in the 9th National assembly.He was born on the 19th of May 1944 and he died on February 10,2020.
Peter Iornzuul Adoboh was a Nigerian Roman Catholic bishop.He was born on the 14th of April 1988 and he died on February 14 2020.
Kayode Odumosu,popularly known as Pa Kasumu was a veteran Nollywood actor who was born on the 16th of March 1953 and he died on the 1st of March 2020.
He was a Nigerian professional footballer who played as a striker for Enugu Rangers football team.He was born on the 22nd of November 1993 and he died on March 22,2020.
Chief Osuolade Abimbola Richard Akinjide SAN was a Yoruba Nigerian lawyer and politician.He was born on the 4th of November 1931 and he died on the 21st of April 2020.
Tony Oladipo Allen was a drummer,composer and songwriter who worked in Paris,France.He was the drummer and director of Fela kuti's Band Africa from 1968 to 1979,He was born on the 12th of August 1940 and he died on the 30th of April 2020.
She was a veteran Nollywood actress,who was best known for her role as "Madam Tinubu" in the EFUNPOYE TINUBU movie,she died on the 24th of June 2020.
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