- Afro juju singer Sir Shina Peters recently recorded a video of himself to address some issues
- The singer talked about the son he had with late Nollywood actress Funmi Martins
- Shina Peters stated that he has requested a meeting with his son and his uncle
Popular Afro juju musician Sir Shina Peters has responded to the allegations that he has refused to take care of his son Damilare whom he had with the late Nollywood actress Funmi Martins.
The actress died in 2002 and was survived by her daughter actress Mide Martins and Damilare who was still breastfeeding at the time.
A few days ago, a popular blog Gistlover alleged that Shina Peters and actress Mide abandoned Damilare who has been living with Funmi Martin's younger brother.
Gistlover shared a video that showed the late actress' younger brother stating that he has been responsible for the young boy.
Damilare also spoke and confirmed what the elderly man said. According to him, he doesn't have access to his elder sister Mide Martins.
The young boy noted that whenever they meet at family functions, the actress would promise to help him but would later renege on her promise.
Watch Damilare and his uncle speak below:
In his defense, the musician responded and said that there were some past events responsible for the present situation. Noting that he doesn't want to delve into the issue because of Damilare's future, the singer promised to take care of the young man.
According to him, he has requested to have a meeting with Damilare and his uncle.
Watch him speak below:
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In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that actress Mide Martins gave relationship advice.
According to the mother of two, a relationship could break for lack of respect for each other.
She stated further other reasons a relationship could break which includes effort made by both parties, break in communication, love, time, and attention.
Mide stated further, "I am very sorry, please forgive me," can fix a broken relationship.
Sola Oloruni is a Legit.ng journalist with five years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, where she obtained a post-graduate diploma in 2015.
Prior to that, she studied Linguistics and Nigerian Languages at the Ekiti State University, Ekiti, where she obtained her first degree. She is passionate about social development and women’s health.