What killed my mother – Davido reveals

What killed my mother - Davido reveals

The Nigerian Afrobeats singer, David Adeleke fondly called Davido has finally come out to reveal what actually killed his mum. the singer claimed the mother died of cardiac arrest on his father’s birthday.

He further revealed, he was ten years old or thereabout when the mum gave up the ghost. He recalled that the mum was not sick before her sudden demise. The BET award winner revealed this to Ebuka on Bounce Radio.

In his words;

“I WAS ABOUT 10 TO 11 YEARS OLD WHEN SHE DIED. SHE DIED ON MY FATHER’S BIRTHDAY. HONESTLY, IT WAS JUST CARDIAC ARREST. EVEN IF IT WAS GOING TO HAPPEN, I WOULD NOT HAVE KNOWN BECAUSE I WAS ABOUT 10 OR 11 YEARS OLD. SHE WAS NOT REALLY SICK. SHE USED TO GET SICK ONCE IN A WHILE BUT IT WAS NOTHING SERIOUS.

“I OFTEN SAY THAT I SEE MY MOTHER IN CHIOMA. I DID NOT GROW UP WITH MY MOTHER. I CAN HARDLY REMEMBER WHAT HAPPENED WHEN I WAS THAT YOUNG.”

The DMW boss opined that, had it been his mother were to be alive, he would have bought her heaven on earth.

“ONE THING I ALWAYS WISH FOR IS THAT SHE SHOULD HAVE BEEN ALIVE. I WOULD HAVE BOUGHT HER A LOT OF DIAMONDS AND HOUSES BUT SHE KNEW THAT I WAS GOING TO BE GREAT. EVERY SUNDAY, THERE WAS ALWAYS A PARTY. MY MOTHER WAS FROM BENIN. I THINK I AM MORE LIKE MY MOTHER; I INHERITED HER AGILITY. SHE HELPED SO MANY PEOPLE THAT TO DATE, I GO TO SOME PLACES AND PEOPLE WOULD TELL ME WHAT MY MOTHER DID FOR THEM.

“BEFORE MY MOTHER DIED, I WAS A MUMMY’S BOY BECAUSE MY FATHER WAS ALWAYS BUSY. HE WAS WORKING AND ALWAYS TRAVELLING TO PLACES LIKE CHINA. I WAS A MUMMY’S BOY; SO, IMAGINE HER JUST BEING TAKEN FROM ME, MY BEST FRIEND, THE ONLY PERSON IN THE WORLD I LOVED BEING TAKEN FROM ME WITHOUT CAUTION,” SAID.

Speaking on his wedding plans to his fiancee, Chioma, the singer said that the Coronavirus pandemic spoilt his plans.

He said,

“HONESTLY, CORONA MESSED PLANS UP BECAUSE IT WAS MEANT TO BE IN JULY. I HAVE DECIDED IT WOULD BE SOMETIME NEXT YEAR. FOR NOW, I WANT HER TO WORK ON HER BUSINESS WHILE I WORK ON MY ALBUM AND THE KIDS. I WANT EVERYTHING TO BALANCE FIRST.

HE CONTINUED, “I HAVE KNOWN CHIOMA FOR ABOUT SEVEN YEARS. WE HAVE BEEN DATING FOR ABOUT FIVE YEARS. LATI INTRODUCED ME TO CHIOMA. WE WENT TO THE SAME SCHOOL, BABCOCK UNIVERSITY. WE STARTED AS FRIENDS BUT I GOT SO USED TO HER AND SHE GOT SO USED TO ME AS WELL. SHE IS A GREAT COOK AS WELL.”

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