Organisers of the Warri Again fest have accused singer Davido of unprofessionalism by refusing to show up at the 19th edition of the event despite being paid an excess of $94,600 (about 72 million naira).
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the former President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, who is also a co-organiser of the event, disclosed this while addressing attendees.
Speaking in Pidgin, Pinnick said, “We paid Davido $94,600 on the 6th of April. We paid $18,000 for his plane. If he say he be big boy, we go tell am say we Big pass am.”
“I’m not joking. So, why he was playing his games back and forth, we decided to hunt to find another artist, Shallipopi.”
“You see when people say dem big, I just dey laugh. The biggest artiste in Nigeria today, no be Burna Boy? Burna Boy is half Itsekiri. Burna Boy’s paternal grandmother is Itsekiri. So, he big pass am.
“Anybody fit big pass RMD for acting industry? Anybody fit big pass Ali Baba for comedy? Warri na back to back we get dem. Nobody fit big pass Warri.” (DAILY TIMES).