Nigerian singer, songwriter and actress, Tiwatope Savage, popularly known as Tiwa Savage, has lost her father to the cold hand of death.
The African super musician took to her Instagram page @tiwasavage on Monday to announce the sad news.
She wrote: “Early hours of this morning you made peaceful transition, you fought till very end.
“You really fought daddy and it had been rough for you these past couple of years but you are resting now.
“This is tough on me, I am so numb, so weak. Rest in perfect peace my king.
“I love you daddy.”
Meanwhile her fans have flooded her page with condolence messages.
Alex Ekubo wrote, “please be strong, daddy is in a better place.”
Another fan, Denolagrey, wrote: “I am sorry for your loss love. God is with you. Stay strong. Sending so much love.”
Djbign said “we were just talking about him yesterday. He is with the Lord.”
Dareynow also wrote: “Please accept our heartfelt condolences for your loss Tiwa.”
Tiwatope made her debut studio album “Once Upon a
Time” in 2013.
It was supported by seven singles: “Kele Kele Love”, “Love Me (3x)”, “Without My Heart”, “Ife Wa Gbona”, “Folarin”, “Olorun Mi’”and “Eminado”.
The album was nominated for Best Album of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and for Best R&B/Pop Album at The Headies 2014.
She has many other released hit songs and awards.