Veteran dancer, Tessy Yembra is dead.. dies of strange illness


Veteran dancer, Tessy Yembra popularly known as African Tina Tuner has died.

She died on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, after battling a strange illness reportedly for years.

She gave up the ghost at her Lagos home.

She became famous for her dance prowess in 80s and early 90’s featuring in almost all the top records.

She danced in late Sikiru Ayinde Barrister’s Fuji Garbage àlbum in 1985 and Sir Shina Peters’ Ijo Shina to mention a few.

So good was she that she even danced for the fuji artistes of this generation.

She was in her 50’s.

She has since been buried as her family plans her 8th day prayers and also prepares for her 41 days in Lagos.

Dele Momodu also paid tribute to her by sharing a video of her doing what she did best in her life time.

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