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3 Top Nigerian Musicians Who Were Born Blind But Still Became Successful


No matter your disability, if you are destined to be successful, you will be and this is the case for these top Nigerian musicians.

In our article, we will be looking at three top Nigerian musicians who were born blind, however, they never belittled by the fact that they went ahead to become successful.

#1 Cobhams Asuquo

Popular renowned Nigerian musician, Cobhams Asuquo was born blind, however, we can’t mention prominent Nigerian musicians without him. Aside from being a successful musician, he also has a lovely wife whom he married in 2010, and sadly, he has a son who was also born blind.

#2 Yahaya Makaho

Kaduna-based musician, Malam Yahaya was also born blind. As we speak, he has a handful of hit songs to his name. Just recently, he launched his album, and during an interview he had, he revealed that music has been his thing as he started singing years before he became famous.


#3 Chidinma Ekile

Chidinma Ekile became famous after she participated in the popular talent hunting show dubbed, “Project Fame West Africa”. Addressing her disability in an interview, she said;

“My song titled Martha is dedicated to my mother named Martha Ekile, I wanted to show my fans a different side of me, a side that I am grateful to God for, for his interventions and guidance in my life. I was conceived and confirmed blind at birth, my parents held me crying for fifteen days, and they kept calling on God to bless me with sight and it was on the sixteenth day, that I opened my eyes and thanks to God they have been open since then.”







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