The President of the Sierra Leone DJ’s Union, Samuel Laverse popularly known as DJ Lawva has been reported dead this morning.

DJ Lawva was a former announcer and DJ at Radio Democracy 98.1 FM

The late DJ was elected as President of the Union in December 2020 at an event in Karina Complex, Kenema.

The committee for election with the Union had certified DJ Lawva to be president after it turned out that he was the only that met the criteria needed at the time.

DJ Lawva is the first Sierra Leonean and among few DJs in the sub-region that has featured in BBC 1Xtra on the Programme Destination Africa hosted by Kenyan, DJ Edu on BBC sounds.

The late man was well-known for his ability to mix Sierra Leonean and other African sounds.

A date for his funeral is yet to be announced as family members and loved ones are grappling with this sad news.