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Sierra Leone Declares Late Rapper Dagrin Wanted!

Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun, also known as Dagrin, has been listed as wanted in Sierra Leone twelve years after his traumatic death.

Sierra Leone Declares Late Rapper Dagrin Wanted!
Late Rapper Dagrin

Recall that the rapper passed on after his car collided with a stationary trailer (heavy-duty vehicle)

in front of Alakara Police Station, off Agege Motor Road, Mushin, Lagos.

At the age of 26, Dagrin passed away at the Lagos State Teaching Hospital, LUTH,

on April 22, 2010, at precisely 6 o’clock in the evening.

On Friday, April 30, 2010, he was laid to rest at the Ebony Millennium Private Vault in the Atan Cemetery.

However in a recent development, Dagrin and a few other young men are now wanted by the Sierra Leonean police

for participating in a violent protest last week.

The singer’s popular photo of him carrying a gun was spotted among the clusters of photos of wanted people.

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A Twitter user named @Jeen_Yous shared the news online, and it soon became a trending topic for Nigerians.

In his caption, he wrote: “The Sierra Leone Police release Pictures of wanted people who were part of the violence protest last week and late Nigerian rapper Dagrin is one of them.”

It is still not clear, How dagrin who died 12years ago, happened to be among the young men who trashed a protest in Sierra Leone last week

Meanwhile, see how Nigerians are reacting to the news online;

Best_dressed_nigerians: “You’ll be thinking Nigeria Police is the worst, until you these other African countries.”

Ozor_iyanga_iii: “Double wahala for dead body.”

Iamslimbrown: “It just shows that the police just went online, downloaded pictures and declared the pictures wanted.

Perhaps soon the Sierra Leone police department will come out to explain the outcome of this.

With his distinctive musical style, the street rapper from Ogun state captured the hearts of many Nigerians.

Dagrin has been incredibly difficult to forget, which has led to his supporters paying tribute to him whenever they can.


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