“I wake up everyday dey thank God say nah u born me” – Davido pens heart-melting note to his father, Adedeji Adeleke

Popular Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, better known as Davido, has taken to social media to thank his father, Adedeji Adeleke, for all he has done for him.

The proud father of three, who recently splurged millions of naira on diamond neckpieces and customized designer glasses for his crew, again melted hearts on Saturday with the heart-melting note he penned to his father.

The Omo Baba Olowo star shared a photo of his dad, highlighting how he has impacted his life in numerous ways.

Davido said he wakes up each day praying to God that it was Mr. Adedeji that birthed him. According to him, his father taught him to work hard and the importance of humility.

“I dey wake up everyday dey thank God say nah u born me! THE GREATEST TO EVER DO IT! You taught me humility; you taught me hard work; you taught me that no matter how rich/successful you get, never change u wey born! I love and appreciate you, daddy!!! We all thank you for everything!!!!! MASTERMIND !! 5 STAR BILLI!!!!! LUV U TWIN”. Davido wrote.

See his post below,


A while ago, Davido made a new revelation about his father, Adedeji Adeleke’s early beginning before he became a billionaire.

He made this known during a live performance on Npr’s tiny desk with the hashtag #DavidoXTinyDesk, adding that his dad was a manager at the popular fast food restaurant.

The award-winning artiste said his father has been one of his biggest inspiration, and recounted they both studied in America..

According to the Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) boss, his dad used to work at Burger King in the United States.

He also said he and his dad, Mr Adedeji studied at HBCU, a predominantly black college in the United States.