Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon, the Nigerian singer better known as Reekado Banks, has lost his mother.
The ‘Easy Jeje’ crooner announced the demise of Dorcas Olubunmi Solomon via an Instagram post on Tuesday.
The post which was accompanied by a flier called on the public to keep the family of Solomon in prayers during “this difficult time”.
The flier also disclosed that Banks’ mother is survived by her husband as well as her children and grandchildren. The circumstance that led to Dorcas’ death was, however, not disclosed.
“It is with heavy heart that we announce the passing of our wife, mother, grandmother, sister, confidant and friend. Dorcas Olubunmi Solomon is survived by her husband, sisters, children and grandchildren,” the flier reads.
“We implore the general public to keep us in prayers at this difficult time. The Solomon Family.”
A number of celebrities and fans have taken to the comment section of the post to offer their condolences.
The development comes a few weeks after Seyi Law, the comedian, lost his mum.
Reekado Banks had signed with Mavin Records in 2014.
The music star would however exit the Don Jazzy-owned label four years later.
The singer has continued to enjoy fame while working with other prominent hitmakers.
He went by the stage name Spicy prior to his record deal with Mavin Records.
Reekado Banks was declared Rookie of the Year at The Headies 2014.