Thursday, 16 May 2013

KINGS SUNNY ADE EX-GUITARIST BAGS 3YRS IMPRISONMENT FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING

King Sunny Ade's ex-guitarist, Fatoke Abiodun, 62, was yesterday May 14th, 2013 sentenced to three years imprisonment at a Federal High Court in Lagos for drug trafficking.

The veteran guitarist was on Tuesday January 1, 2013 arrested with 1.575kg of cocaine while trying to board an Air France flight to Italy at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.
Officials say the drug was discovered in the false bottom of his luggage during the screening of passengers to Italy. Fatoke however pled guilty to one count of unlawful exportation of cocaine.
Reports say he played for king sunny ade for 30 years before he was unceremoniously dismissed.

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