Biography Intro: Celestine Ukwu was an Igbo highlife musician best known for his hit songs “Ije Enu”, “Igede” and “Money Palava”. Described as a “prolific and outstanding composer” by music critic Benson Idonije of Radio Nigeria Two, Ukwu’s works has been featured on various world music compilations including The Rough Guide to Highlife and The Rough Guide to Psychedelic Africa.
NAME: Celestine Ukwu
DATE OF BIRTH: 1940
PLACE OF BIRTH: Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria
OCCUPATION: Composer, singer