One of Nigeria’s finest music producers and owner of Mavin Records, Don Jazzy, has said he is devastated following the death of his mother.

The music producer announced the passing of his mum in an Instagram post accompanied with a photograph on Friday.

He wrote: “I lost my sweet mother this morning.

“The matriarch of our family.

“My supporter and backbone @indianpicolo.

“I am beyond devastated.

“I have never felt pain like this in my life but I am consoled by the good life she lived.

“She was loved by everyone that ever met her.

“She was so strong till the last minute for us even while she battled with cancer.

“I have never typed a more difficult caption in my life.

“Please pray for our Mums soul to Rest In Peace and for strength for my dad, my siblings, her grandchildren and our entire family to bear this loss.”