The deceased with wife & daughter
Oct 26, 2013 – Former PMAN President, Mustapha Amego Aka Funky Mallam Buried In Maryland USA
The ex-President of PMAN (Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria), Mr Mustapha Amego popularly called Funky Mallam who passed away after a long time battle with colon cancer on Wednesday has been buried.
Mustapha Amego’s burial held in accordance to Islamic rites in Maryland at 2pm on Friday October 25th 2013.
Before his burial, prayers held at the Prince George’s Muslim Association Hall in Maryland.
Late Mustapha Amego hailed from Kano State. He has a degree in Cinematography.
He worked as a presenter, hair dresser and showbiz personality.
He anchored the popular weekly dance show of the 90s, Sunday Rendezvous. He fought for the rights of musicians in Nigeria during his tenure as President of PMAN and made sure their voices were heard.
Mustapha Amego moved to the United States of America in 1998. Shortly after his relocation, he worked as a content producer at the Discovery Channel and started his own journal.
His last project was an Online TV News programme called The World Today.
The deceased is survived by his wife Marie Amego and his only daughter, 14-year-old Fatemma.
Check out more photos of Mustapha Amego with Nigerian celebrities below:
Mustapha with late Tyna Onwudiwe who also died of cancer in 2001
Mustapha’s only daughter
Mustapha Amego with Van Vicker
Amego with Don King
Mustapha Amego with Jim Iyke & Regina Askia
Mustapha Amego anchoring his TV Project months before his death.
May his soul rest in perfect peace (amen).