Nigerian singer and songwriter, Waje has lost her father. Confirming the incident, the I Wish singer took to Instagram to pen down an emotional note following his demise.
“A girl needs a father
A girl needs her father
This girl will always love her father
This girl will dearly miss her father
Rest well daddy
you will always be in our hearts!” She wrote.
Waje is the firstborn and the first daughter in her family. She grew up in Benin City, following her parent’s migration to Edo state. Waje’s parents separated when she was young, and she had to overcome the difficulty that accompanied their divorce. She started singing in church choirs before while she was still in secondary school, catching the attention of several people including late Archbishop Benson Idahosa.
She expanded her genre of performances at University of Nigeria, Nsuka where she graduated with a degree in Social Work, performing in campus concerts and parties.
Today, Waje is a single mother and gone on to drop three studio albums.
May his soul Rest In Peace!