Shefiu Alao Adekunle popularly known as Baba Oko is a popular fuji artiste and songwriter born on March 24th, 1967 in Abeokuta, Ogun State Capital.
He has been in the entertainment industry for more than three decades and has remained relevant among the Fuji SIngers in Nigeria.
|Stage Name||Baba Oko|
|Date of Birth||March 24, 1967|
|Place of Birth||Abeokuta|
|State of Origin||Ogun State|
Shefiu Alao Biography
Shefiu Alao Adekunle popularly known as Baba Oko is a popular fuji artiste and songwriter born on March 24th, 1967 in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Southwestern part of Nigeria.
Shefiu Alao Early Life
Shefiu Alao Adekunle, popularly know as Baba Oko or Omo Oko was born into the family of Chief Wahab Adekunle & Alhaja Adejoke Adekunle on March 24th 1967 in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Shefiu Alao Education
For his primary education, he schooled at African Primary School at Igbore before proceeding to Unity High School, Abeokuta.
His music career started at the age of 14 when he started performing at small parties in the Igbore and Ago oba environs.
Shefiu Alao Career
As a young boy, Shefiu started the Fuji Bazooka Band in the early 80s which was later re-branded to Fuji Candozo in 1986. The popular Fuji Cardozo is the premier Fuji music band in Ogun state.
One of his early albums Ojumo Ire released in 1996 grew into a must-play to profess good luck into the day before stepping out to work and it is being played even in this decade having been seen as evergreen music.
Since then he has added so many Albums and plays regularly at parties and events all over the globe. Currently, he is popularly called Agbara Orin (meaning Power of Music).
His Good Day Album sold more than 200,000 copies in the first month of release and he has over 40 Released albums. He is believed to be top-rated amongst Fuji musicians in Nigeria and beyond.
And very significantly, Shefiu Alao’s music is widely listened to and appreciated by the Yorubas in French-speaking countries like Cotonou, Cote De Voir, Togo, Congo, Cameroon, Gabon, Guinea Bissau and the rest of them because of the rich cultural and language content of his compositions and delivery.
Baba Oko’s fans were left very worried in 2016 when he was reportedly shot by unknown gunmen while performing at an event in Sagamu.
Shefiu Alao Marriage
Shefiu Alao was married to Nimotalahi but lost her after a brief illness in 2013 and he is yet to be re-marry since then.
Shefiu Alao Awards
Shefiu Alao has won several awards to commemorate his astonishing performance over the years.
|1995||Shefiu Alao Adekunle||Nigerian Television Authority Fuji Artiste of The Year||Won|
|2009||Shefiu Alao Adekunle||City People Entertainment Awards Award of Excellence||Won|
|2016||Shefiu Alao Adekunle||City People Entertainment Awards Special Recognition Award for remarkable contributions to the growth of the Nigeria Entertainment Industry||Won|
|2010||Shefiu Alao Adekunle||Yoruba Image International award Prestigious award for evergreen musician||Won|
Shefiu Alao Albums
Shefiu Alao has over 40 released albums including the albums listed below:
- Ojumo Ire (Good day)
- Akaba Odu
- Golden Mother
- Good Day
- Archival Materials
- Global Tour
- I Dey Kampe
- American Trip
- Money Maker (Canada)
- Warning and Research
- Abinuwaye (A tribute to the late Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, the Fuji music creator)
- Agbara Orin
- My Mother
- Isele Nla
- Faaji Time
- Fuji Source
- Oba Lipede Sun Re
Shefiu Alao Instagram
Shefiu Alao is an active user of Instagram where he connects with his teeming fans. He has 39.4k followers as of June 2022 with a handle @sefiualao_official.
Shefiu Alao Net Worth
Shefiu Alao net worth is estimated at N350,000,000.
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