Burna Boy’s grandfather plans BIG for 80th birthday this month

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    Pa Benson Idonije.
    Pa Benson Idonije.

    On June 13, 2016, Burna Boy’s grandfather, Pa Benson Idonije will clock 80.

    Already, plans are in place to celebrate the respected radio producer and Guys Lionel Messi and his father has been sentenced to 22 months imprisonment for tax fraudpresenter, columnist for The Guardian and Fela Kuti’s first manager.

    A 4-day event has been planned to celebrate Pa Benson where three of his books will be presented, and the ceremony will provide an opportunity for his era and this era to engage in meaningful conversations about yesterday, today and tomorrow.

    The celebration will hold from June 16 – 19, 2016 at Muson Centre, Freedom Park and Goethe Institute in Lagos.

    Burna Boy and Grandad, Benson Idonije
    Burna Boy and Grandad, Benson Idonije

    A few weeks ago, Burna Boy paid tribute to his famous grandfather as he gave a moving speech about his grandfather, explaining how much of an influence he’s had on his career during his performance at the Lagos Jazz Festival.

    READ: Here’s the moment Burna Boy honoured his grandfather and Fela’s manager on stage

    In February 2015, Pa Benson was honoured with a fellowship of the Adam Fiberesima School of Music and Conservatory (AFSM) of the University of Port Harcourt.

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    Source:: The NET