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Famous Igbo Musician, Morocco Maduka buried amidst tears
Apr 08, 2021
By: Abara Bleesing Oluchi

Nigeria-Thursday 8 April,2021: It was a sad moment as friends and well wishers gathered to say their final goodbye to a Legendary Nigerian musician, Morocco Maduka as he takes his final bow.

 The 76-year-old popular Igbo musician was buried at Umugama village, Ukwulu, Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra state.

 Chief Emeka Morocco Maduka, popularly known as ';Eze Egwu Ekpili'; made his mark in music with the traditional Egwu Ekpili music, as he was credited with the modernization of the traditional folklore music with modern musical instruments and sound.

 His songs focused on moralistic, philosophical and numerous issues that faced the society.

 Chief Morocco is survived by wife, Mrs. Bridget Ifeonugekwu Maduka and seven children.

 The burial ceremony was attended by the traditional ruler of Ukwulu, Igwe Peter Uyanwa, former Governor of Anambra state Peter Obi, his producer Chief Samuel Nwobu of Sammy Sparkle, Members of Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria from different chapters and a host of other dignitaries.

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