Late Reggae legend, Ras Kimono is laid to rest in his hometown(photos)

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Reggae icon, Ras Kimono was finally laid to rest in his hometown, Onicha-Olona, in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State on Saturday, August 25, 2018.

The burial ceremony of the 60-year-old singer who died on June 10, 2018, was attended by a crowd of politicians, entertainers, friends and reggae lovers.

A host of artistes including his close friend, Orits Wiliki; Opa Williams, Daddy Showky, Buchi, Yellow Man, Righteous Man, Candy Sea and Bright Chimezie attended the final burial rites held at his family compound.

The casket carrying the remains of the popular musician was designed and dressed in Rastafarian colours as relatives, colleagues, and fans trooped to have a glimpse of him before being finally committed to mother earth.

His body was interred at exactly 3.20pm.

Many of his relatives and colleagues including Orits Wiliki sobbed uncontrollably during the ceremony. Many of the sympathisers equally dressed in Ras Kimono’s famous reggae colour.

A cleric of the Asaba Diocese of the Anglican Communion, Ven. Dr. Ogom Josiah, who gave the final prayer for the late musician, said he touched many lives with his talent. He charged sympathisers who thronged the community to use their talents in the service of God and ma

Here are photos from his burial ceremony:

 

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