10 Jan Nigeria: “Tragic Loss in the Music World: Nigerian Singer Zuwa Shot and Killed in the United States”
By Ahmad Hadizat Omayoza, Mamos Nigeria
In a tragic turn of events, the Nigerian music industry mourns the untimely loss of Osazuwa Agbonayinma, widely known as Zuwa, an accomplished singer based in the United States. The shocking news of his demise broke on Sunday, leaving the music community in disbelief and sorrow.
Zuwa, recognized for his musical prowess and contribution to the industry, was reportedly shot and killed in the United States. The circumstances surrounding his death remain unclear, adding to the gravity of the situation. His father, Ehiozuwa Agbonayinma, a former Nigerian lawmaker, confirmed the heartbreaking news to Entertainment News on Channels Television. According to the grieving father, Zuwa suffered a fatal shot to the back of his head.
The late singer was not only a musical talent but also a scholar, holding a master’s degree in Architecture. He collaborated with his brother Eghosa to form the musical duo Roze, delivering memorable songs, including the critically acclaimed ‘Ileke’ in 2020.
The void left by Zuwa’s sudden departure is felt not only by his family but also by the entire music industry. As the details surrounding this tragic incident unfold, the community is left grappling with the loss of a promising artist.
This unfortunate event serves as a somber reminder of the fragility of life and the unpredictability of fate. The Nigerian music scene mourns the loss of Zuwa, a talent extinguished too soon, leaving behind a legacy that will be remembered and celebrated by fans and peers alike.