THE blissful news reaching us from the London base of Nigerian-born Adesoji Adebayo, popularly known in the music circles as Mr. Solek is plus- sized.
Known for his stimulating brand of music, Hip Fuji, he recently claimed his winnings totaling 15 million Naira when his prevailing luck guaranteed the spoil that accrued to him after playing Baba Ijebu , a popular lottery .
In a calculative attempt at celebrating his prize money, Mr. Solek has just finished work on a new single in far away London entitled, Lotto. The composition has been enjoying rave reviews. The single, he boasts, will cause Yahooze, Gongon Aso, intoned by Olu Maintain and 9ice respectively, to beat a retreat.
Interestingly, information at our disposal revealed that Mr. Solek had been trying his hands on the Baba Ijebu Lotto Lottery long before relocating to the United Kingdom in 1995. Without recourse to failure, he kept at it till he hit the bull’s eye.
Also, a homecoming party in the pipeline has uncovered Mr. Solek’s plans of instituting a change of abode. “In a short while, he will no longer be domiciled in London,” A source confided in us. “To demonstrate his earnestness at returning to his home country, he has shipped his belongings to Nigeria, ahead of his arrival.’ As he fleetingly declared, “there is no place like Naija.”