Davido hosted on popular breakfast show
with CharlamangeThagod makes shocking revelation on how his dad, Adedeji Adeleke sent 50 policemen to arrest him
because he wasn’t in support of his career
“I REMEMBER THE FIRST SHOW, I WAS
UPSTAIRS IN THE GREEN ROOM, AND
WAS ABOUT TO COME DOWN, I LOOKED
DOWN AND THERE WERE LIKE 50
POLICEMEN. BACK THEN THEY TOOK
MY EX, THEY ARRESTED HER, THEY
TOOK MY ROAD MANAGER, THEY
ARRESTED THE PROMOTER.
“I REMEMBER I WENT THROUGH THE
BACK FENCE, WAS RUNNING. I PICKED
UP THE PHONE AND MY DAD WAS LIKE,
IF YOU DON’T COME TO THE POLICE
STATION, ALL YOUR FRIENDS ARE
GOING TO JAIL. I GOT TO THE POLICE
STATION AND THE POLICEMAN’S
PHONE STARTS RINGING AND IT WAS
MY SONG PLAYING. HE LET US GO AT
SOME POINT,” HE SAID.
According to Davido, it wasn’t easy for
him then because his dad wanted him to
finish school and join the family business.
Fast forward to when Davido’s dad
started to buy into his music career was
when his dad saw the massive
appreciation he was getting not just from
fans but presidents, billionaires(father’s
Luckily for the singer, he was able to
convince his dad to chase his dreams and
today, he’s know all over the world.