Sherifat Olagunju , one of the wives of the late iconic Nigerian musician Fatai Olayiwola Olagunju better known as Fatai Rolling Dollar who pased on today,has told Nigerian Entertainment Today exclusively, that the 85-year-old highlife musician and band leader died of the deadly Cancer disease.
Speaking with a RN Correspondent at the late musician’s family house located at Block six, Millenium Housing Estate, Oko Oba, Alimosho area of Lagos State, Sherifat explained that Fatai Rolling Dollar had been diagnosed with Cancer while on tour in the US sometime last year.
‘ We confirmed it when he returned to Lagos. He was a loving and caring husband. He not only saw me as a wife, but also as his child. We had many plans together and I will miss him greatly ‘, Sherifat told RN as she sobbed.
Sherifat bore two children – a boy (6) and girl (3) for the late veteran musician.