Nigerian rapper Oladipupo Oladimeji, popularly called Oladips, has apologized to his fans and the public for the recent death hoax orchestrated by his “management.”
He apologized for the confusion and stressed that his condition was not a joke, claiming that he was “very sick.”
Oladips accepted full responsibility for the false alarm in an interview with Naija FM that went viral on Friday, vowing to surround himself with professionals while requesting forgiveness from his followers.
Oladips said, “To Nigerians and my core followers, I will never play with people’s emotions like that. It was never a prank. I was sick.
“I am really sorry for the confusion, the false alarm, and everything. I take full responsibility.
“I’ll make sure I’m surrounded by professionals going forward. Since I believe that’s where the issue originated, I’ve gone through a lot, like having my manager steal from me and wish me dead.
“I eventually reached the point where my manager was no longer with me. It was just me and my boys.
“All I’m attempting to do at the moment is make sure the individuals I choose are professionals who understand what’s appropriate to do. No be person wey because he no hear from my mom, he feel like, ‘Ah! This guy don die’.”
He also stated that his manager would not have misbehaved if he were truly a professional.
“That is why I said I take full responsibility. So, I’m really sorry. Make una forgive me, abeg.”