We Thought He Had Malaria, The Cancer Diagnosis Was Late – 2Face Idibia Speaks On Sound Sultan’s Death

Legendary Nigerian singer, Innocent Idibia aka 2Baba has spoken about the death of his friend and colleague, Sound Sultan.

According to him, they thought the singer had malaria before his death.

He spoke during a podcast with Adesope released on YouTube on Thursday.

He said the cancer diagnosis for Sound Sultan was late and that they thought he was suffering from malaria.

Lost for words, the 47-year-old said, “…he was one of the ‘goodest’, if I can use that word. He was one of the ‘goodest’ people you can ever come across, like angel.

“For a long time, I did not want to accept that fact, it was like a joke. The diagnosis was late. We thought it was malaria, he did tests in Nigeria. But I don’t want to get into all that.”

Sound Sultan died on July 11, 2021, aged 44. He suffered from Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma, also known as cancer of the throat.

2Baba and Sound Sultan were friends for over 20 years before the latter passed away.

Meanwhile, 2face said the people criticizing him on social media for his family issues have never offered to pay his children’s education expenses.

2Baba, also disclosed that he occasionally feels hurt by the comments people make about him on social media.


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