Ebenezer Remilekun Aremu Olasupo Fabiyi is known by stage name as Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey was born on th 3rd of April, 1942 in Idogo, Ogun State, Nigeria. The talented performer and song writer is from the Western region of Nigeria.
Ebenezer Obey Profile Overview
|Real Name:||Ebenezer Remilekun Aremu Olasupo Fabiyi|
|Birthday:||April 3, 1942|
|Place of Birth:||Idogo, Ogun State, Nigeria|
|Occupation:||Singer, Song writer, Performer|
|Partner(s):||Juliana Olaide Olufade (Married 1963)|
Ebenezer Obey Early Life
He had his elementary education at Methodist Primary School Idogo, Ogun State, Nigeria. He received his first music award right from his primary school. He was a top vocalist on the Ifelodun Mambo Orchestra that was created by the youth. He early desire and zeal for music took him to very many places for performance in Nigeria and beyound.
He attended Methodist Primary School which was were his musical talent was honed. As a youth, he was the lead vocalist on the Ifelodun Mambo Orchestra which was formed by the youths of Idogo community and participated in a lot of acting while growing up. The quest for early formal education and developmental was the reason why he went the the above schools.
Ebenezer Obey Music Career
Ebenezer’s expert vocation started with his transition to Lagos in the mid1950s subsequent to being coached under the Fatai Rolling-Dollar’s band. Known for modernizing the sound of Juju by including the craziness of Yoruba drumming, progressively Western-style guitars and drum-packs, and including various talking drums which was not normal for what each other Juju artist was doing at that point.
In 1964, he shaped his own band, The International Brothers which later transformed into Inter-Reformers in the mid 1970s, with a not insignificant rundown of Juju collection hits under the West African Decca melodic name, they exceeded expectations in acclaim singing for rich Nigerian socialites and business big shots. They had hit singles, ‘Ewa Wowun Ojumi Ri’ and ‘Olomi Gbo Temi (My Dearest Wife Listen to Me)’ which was his presentation single. In 1968, he discharged ‘Omo wan n’re soja a fe sokun’ which signifies ‘We are crying on the grounds that our children are doing battle’ in an offer to support families whose children were being recruited into the military after the Biafran war.
In 1980, Obey appreciated global recognition with ‘Current Affairs’ and during the 1990s, resigned into the Nigerian gospel music ministry. Since his rise into the music business, he has discharged more than hundred collections till date. He framed the Ebenezer Obey Music Foundation Scholarship Scheme (EOMFSS) which was intended to allow grant grants to meriting indigenes and music understudies in different Tertiary organizations. He was the General Overseer of Decross International Ministries.
Ebenezer Obey wedded Juliana Olaide Olufade in 1963 and they have youngsters and grandkids together and on August 23, 2011 she kicked the bucket in Lagos State University Teaching Hospital. To uncover Ebenezer Obey’s telephone number as well as email address, tap on his profile picture.
Ebenezer Obey Net Worth
His net worth is not available. This is due to the fact that his existed in music has always expressed a show of maturity and non show up of wealth.