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“Rest in peace, mama Big Wiz” – Netizens react as Wizkid’s late mom, Mrs. Balogun, is taken to her final resting place

A video showing late Mrs. Juliana Balogun, the mother of Nigerian singer Wizkid, being taken to her final resting place has generated reactions online.

Gistreel had previously reported that the pop singer tragically lost his mother, Jane Dolapo Balogun, on August 18, 2023, in London.

Late Mrs. Dolapo Balogun

Wizkid’s manager, Sunday Are, confirmed this heartbreaking news.

Several weeks later, Wizkid expressed the profound pain of losing his mother, stating, “The pain is profound. It hurts deeply. The deepest pain I’ve ever felt in my life. I’m lost but I pray God will comfort everyone of us.”

A day after the wake-keep, a video capturing the moment when Mrs. Balogun’s remains were taken to her final resting place has emerged on the internet, evoking heartfelt responses.

See some reactions below:

@elmannygram: “Rest in Paradise mama Big wiz.”

@Sirdiq_: “May the soul of the deceased rest in peace.”

@iamflowizzy: “This life is really painful and this is still my greatest fear in life till date cos I don’t know how am gonna feel when this obvious of life finally hits us all cos it’s inevitable and I know things will never be the same from then but I hope God gives Wiz the strength to go through this and also to everyone that has lost a loved one. This is a different type of pain ngl.”

@Amdydaniels1: “I thought I saw some anglican priest. That’s an anglican Hymns. Are they RCCG or anglican.”

@b_ofai: “May God grant the dead rest and the living strength.”

@collinscollin77: “The way they’re holding the man omo.”


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