Nigerian musical artist, David Adeleke is popularly known as Davido has shared a throwback photo of his dad and late mum.
Earlier today, the FEM singer took to his Insta Story to share the photo of his parent in the 90’s
See the photo he shared on his Instagram story below:
The late mother of the popular Nigerian superstar Davido was Veronica Imade Adeleke. She gave birth to him on November 21st, 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States, even though the family of Adelekes was Nigerian and later moved back to their native country.
Veronica Imade Adeleke was born in 1963. The notable thing about her is that she loved music, just like her son. In the 90s, she had a brilliant music career and was owner of a record label. She was also part of a band named “David’s Band.” This was not the only thing she named after her son. She also had a security company, which was called “David’s security”. Her son was really the apple of her eye.
Veronica Adeleke was a lecturer at Babcock University in Osun State. She was very bright, intelligent and loved by all the lecturers and students.
Veronica Imade met the father of Davido, the influential Yoruba billionaire Adedeji Adeleke in the 80s. They instantly fell in love, and later got married in a beautiful ceremony. Together, Veronica and Adedeji had four children: the sons Adewale and Davido, and the daughters Sharon and Ashley. All of Davido’s siblings grew up to be hardworking and determined young people, who now work at their father’s company and have their own businesses. Both of Davido’s sisters are married.
Veronica’s job at Babcock University, where she was a lecturer and her husband was a donor to the university. At the university, people loved and respected her for who she was – the intelligent and educated woman who can give young students a lot of knowledge.
She passed away on March 6th, 2003, which was coincidentally the 40th birthday of her husband Adedeji Adeleke. She was only 39 years old, and her death shocked everyone, starting from her family and co-workers
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