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Google Celebrates Oliver De Coque 74th Posthumous Birthday

Chief Oliver Sunday Akanite popularly known as Oliver De Coque was a Nigerian guitarist and one of Africa’s top highlife artists.

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Oliver De Coque was born on April 14, 1947 and hails from Ezinifite, Nnewi South, Anambra State. He died on June 20, 2008 at the age of 61.

He was a singer, songwriter, record producer, lead guitarist during the period of 1965–2008 and had a record label – Olumo Records Nigeria Limited.

Some of his songs include: Father Father, People’s club Club. His albums include: Biri Ka Mbiri (2014), Nwa Bu Nwa (2020), Nnata (2020), Engirigbo (2014).

His legacy will live on.

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