Lagos state govt honours late Sound Sultan, sponsors Festac Music Festival

The Lagos State Government has announced that it will henceforth take over the responsibility of the annual Festac Music Festival which was initiated by late singer, Olanrewaju Fasasi otherwise known as Sound Sultan.

The state government said the grassroot event will be sponsored by it in his honour.

Speaking at the third edition of the music gestival and the first held after the singer’s death, the Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr Solomon Bonu, said the singer’s vision of raising young talents will be kept alive.

The family of the late singer took to his Instagram page to thank the government for the gesture as well as all the artistes that lent their talents to the third edition of the festival.

Sound Sultan died on July 11, 2021, at the age of 44 after battling Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma.

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