Singer, Timi Dakolo shares photo of where he lived for 15 years before the fame


Music star Timi Dakolo has taken a trip down memory lane as he shared what should be another Motivation Monday post..

The singer, who emerged the winner of the inaugural edition of West African Idols in 2007, today took to his Instagram page to share the photo of his old home in Diobu, Port Harcourt, and opened up more about his family’s struggles.

He wrote;

“It wasn’t always like this. Once upon a time it was the oversized shoe, so you would grow into it. The ‘no food this evening’. the mosquito war at night. The go home you haven’t paid school fees’.

The ‘just manage, food go dey when you come back from school’. The constant dodging of the landlord,” On and on the singer went, listing the travails his family went through, and how they survived extreme poverty.

“In all, I had the most beautiful family, awesome uncles and aunties. Great cousins and friends,” he said, and describing the almost-rundown building in the photo, he added, “[This] was home for like 15 years.”


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