A popular Kano State-based musician, Magajiya Dambatta is reportedly dead, Mouthpiece NGR has learnt.
Dambatta gave up the ghost after suffering from a brief illness at her home in Dambatta, Kano State.
This online news platform understands that the entertainer who became blind at some points rose to stardom in the 1970s to 1980s.
Late Dambatta’s songs revolved around the importance of education, good moral values, and child upbringing.
She also often condemn social vices, among others.
In the year 2019, a development worker, Alhaji Musa Abdullahi Sufi, had promised to rehabilitate Mallama Magajiya Dambatta, and her then ‘wretched’ living condition.
Dambatta, had begged for alms to survive at Makoda village in Kano where she lives.
Responding to her pleas, Alh. Sufi promised the singer that he will rebuild her dilapidated house and also provide her with food provisions and clothes, among other essential needs.
Sufi, a generous philanthropist, made the pledges to Jaafar Jaafar of Daily Nigerian, a popular online medium in Abuja.