Accolades pour in for veteran folklore artist, Jimi Solanke at 79

Written by on July 5, 2021

Fans, music executives, and music lovers have showered encomiums on veteran broadcaster, storyteller and folklore artist Jimi Solanke as he turns 79.

Armed with an expressive face, baritone voice and contagious smile Sir Jimi Solanke is one of Africa’s most accomplished performing artists.

The musician, poet, thespian, educationist, producer became quite famous for his role in his storyland series on NTA played many years back. 

His educative and entertaining stories which he brilliantly and convincingly told moving between characters and settings always held children spellbound, back in time.

Some of the music executives and veterans who saluted Sir Jimi Solanke includes his sitcom partner Taiwo Ajayi-Lycett, Managing Director Evergreen Nigeria Limited, Bimbo Esho, Amongst Other.

Happy Birthday Storyteller

Credit: Sunrise

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