Atiku described Sound Sultan as a role model to people in the entertainment world.
In a tweet, the former Vice President wrote: “In the short time Olanrewaju Fasasi, fondly known as Sound Sultan, spent on this side of the divide, he was a role model to many in the world of entertainment.
“May the devout man of faith and family Rest In Peace. I pray Allah SWT comforts his bereaved family and friends. Ameen.”
Sound Sultan died in the United States, US, on Sunday after a battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma.
The Jagbajantis crooner died at the age of 44 years.
He is survived by his wife, children and siblings.