Yinka Ayefele, on December 12, 1997 was involved in a ghastly motor accident along Ibadan –Abeokuta Road, the tragic event that later became a watershed that transformed his life from a mere studio hand to a music superstar. This life changing event has been the motivation for many powerful and inspirational album releases.
Yinka Ayefele is set to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the ghastly auto accident that confined him to a wheel chair and changed his life forever.
The musician, in a statement, said he will be remembering with a sense of gratitude to God the accident that caused his been confined to a wheelchair but fortunately spared his life.
In appreciation of God’s mercy, the crooner has concluded plans to commemorate the two decades of the accident with a week-long series of activity traversing two states of Oyo and Ekiti starting from December 12 and climax on December 17.
As part of the activities lined up, on Tuesday, December 12, Ayefele and his friends will be in his hometown of Ipoti, Ekiti State, to commission a multi-million naira hall he will be donating to his alma mater, Ipoti High School.
The climax of the anniversary comes on Sunday December 17 with a thanksgiving service, launching of the 20th year remembrance album and public presentation of his first book titled “You and Your Spine”. The event will hold at the Music House, Challenge, Ibadan.
Ayefele and his team will also visit various orphanages, old people’s homes and hospitals, particularly, the University College Hospital, UCH in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, where he will present buses, cash gift and food items to the less privileged in the homes and patients in the hospital.