KSA’s Guitar Sold For N52m!
By FUNSHO AROGUNDADE
King Sunny Ade’s most prized Fender guitar has been auctioned for a whopping N52.1 million early Monday morning.
The guitar, donated to KSA by Fender Musical Instruments Corporation and designed by Nigerian Victor Ehi, was bought by one of the top Nigerians present at the special 70th birthday concert, tagged ‘Sunny On Sunday’ held at the Marquee of Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The auction was conducted by Dr. Jogun Onabanjo, Chairman, Certified Institute of Auctioneers, Lagos State branch.
Recently, KSA donated another of his prized guitar to the Hard Rock Cafe Music Memorabilia Collection and personally handed it over to Sanjay Mahtani, CEO JSM, Hard Rock Group.
At the special concert, organised by Temple Management Company, were some top politicians, traditional rulers, captains of industry and industrialists including Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola, Tunde Folawiyo, Dewunmi Ogunsanya, Oba Saheed Elegushi, Oba Lateef Adams, General Kollington Ayinla, Onyeka Onwenu, Shina Peters, Aremo Segun Oniru and Ladi Adebutu.
Story/picture Courtesy – pmexpressng.com