Gospel music styled secular singer, Yinka Ayefele left Nigeria on September 2nd with a 14-man band for a six-week musical tour of the US, which took them to New York, Washington, Houston, Atlanta, Baltimore, Maryland and Dallas. He returned to Nigeria this week with three band members missing. The three missing men according to a petition filed by Ayefele are:
1. The lead vocalist of Ayefele’s Merry-Makers Band, Solomon Motimoke popularly known as ‘Yatty’ who dumped the band while they were in Washington DC on 11th October.
2. Ojoyido Adegbenga Ezekiel (Keyboardist), who disappeared at the band’s hotel at Howard Johnson Inn on Rockaway Boulevard, New York on Tuesday, 15th October
3. Olusola Kayode Isaac (vocalist), who disappeared at the La-Guardiala Airport, New York on Monday, 14th October on his way from Houston.
Yinke Ayefele has written to the US Homeland Security, asking them to track and deport these men.