By ‘Dayo Showemimo
(Dan Maraya Jos dies at 69. Photo: Filed)
Veteran musician Adamu Wayya popularly called Dan Maraya Jos has been reported dead.
The veteran musician passed away at the age of 69 today Saturday June 20, 2015, after a brief illness in B’ukur, near Jos in Plateau State.
In his lifetime, Dan Maraya Jos was best known for playing the ‘Kontigi’ (a small, single-stringed lute). Dan Maraya Jos, whose name means ‘The Little Orphan of Jos‘, was born in 1946.
His first, and perhaps still his most famous song is ‘Wak’ar Karen Mota‘. During the Nigerian Civil War, he composed numerous songs in …Read More
Source:: The NET