The Grammy Award-winning singer tragically lost his mother, Jane Dolapo Balogun, on August 18, 2023 in London.
The tragic information was confirmed by Wizkid’s manager, Sunday Are.
A few weeks later, Wizkid expressed his deep sorrow over the loss of his mother, stating, “The pain is profound.” It is excruciatingly painful. The most intense ache I’ve ever felt in my life. I’m lost, but I pray that God will console all of us.”
The day after the wake, a video of Mrs. Balogun’s remains being brought to their final resting place appeared online, sparking fervent responses.
See some reactions below
@elmannygram: “Rest in Paradise mama Big wiz.”
@Sirdiq_: “May the soul of the deceased rest in peace.”
@iamflowizzy: “This life is really painful and this is still my greatest fear in life till date cos I don’t know how am gonna feel when this obvious of life finally hits us all cos it’s inevitable and I know things will never be the same from then but I hope God gives Wiz the strength to go through this and also to everyone that has lost a loved one. This is a different type of pain ngl.”
@Amdydaniels1: “I thought I saw some anglican priest. That’s an anglican Hymns. Are they RCCG or anglican.”
@b_ofai: “May God grant the dead rest and the living strength.”
@collinscollin77: “The way they’re holding the man omo.”