Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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Former PMAN president Mustapha Amego down with cancer


A Former president of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Mustapha Amego is down with cancer.

Amego who has been based in the US for many years is currently been treated at the Intensive Care at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, US.NET Confirmed.

But it appears the doctors have given up on him, and his family wants Amego’s friends to pray for him.

A Facebook post published on his account by his wife and daughter Fatemma says  ’…Mustapha has been battling cancer for a few years. Some of you may not know not have known he was sick, and this news may come as a great surprise.The doctors have done their best; but now it is in God’s hands. We ask you send him prayers and love.’

In the 1980s, Amego was very popular in the entertainment scene in Nigeria. He was a popular musician and host of the popular weekly music-dance show, Sunday Rendezvous. Amego was also commonly referred to by the moniker, Funky Mallam because of his trademark jerry curled pony tail hair-do.
 After his successful tenure, he relocated to the US where he worked with the Discovery Channel as Content producer, Editor and Tricaster operator.
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