• As Obesere labels K1 traitor
By Benjamin Njoku and Rotimi Agbana
Fuji music exponent, Alhaji Abass Akande Obesere,PK1st, has lampooned fellow fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde a.k.a K1 De Ultimate, over his stance on the current crisis that has engulfed ruling APC in Lagos State, describing him as an ingrate who does not always care to bite the fingers that fed him.
Obesere spoke against the backdrop of the recent video released by K1 De Ultimate on Instagram, where he shared his opinion on the best governors Lagos State has ever had, omitting the name of incumbent Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, further stoking the raging fire of controversy that Ambode truly may have fallen out of favour among the stalwarts of the party ahead of the 2019 gubernatorial election in the State.
The relationship between the two musicians over the years has not been as cordial as music fans all over the world will expect it to be, while so many questions have been asked to ascertain the cause of their frequent feuds. Speaking on the latest development in a statement made available to E-daily, Alhaji Obesere was quick to place it on record that while he is having nothing personal against his colleague, he is always averse to his uncharitable conduct and dishonest attitude, adding the latest preposterous position and outburst against Ambode in his trying period is a clear testimony that ‘Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde is nothing but a serial betrayal.’
He bares it all by going down memory lane: “I want to state clearly that I have nothing personal against Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde but looking back to some of his conducts and attitude over the years, I think I have been proven right to stay away from dealing with him. I don’t like to deal with an ingrate who doesn’t care to bite the fingers that once fed him, “he began defiantly.
“As musicians, we are people’s property and I am free to support anybody that I like but I won’t come out in the open to smear the character of anybody – not to talk of someone I have benefited from in one way or the other. What is happening in Lagos State is pure political issue and should be left to the politicians to resolve. For, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde to suddenly change gears because of the travails of Governor Ambode is not only ungodly, slanderous and disrespectful, but it shows that he is a real traitor. “
“You will recall that the same man betrayed our legend in the Fuji Music industry, late Alhaji Ayinde Barrister some years back. He came out in the open to deny the man who was his benefactor and called him all sorts of names. He once rubbished another amongst our highly respected seniors in the business, Alhaji Ayinla Kollington, and I can go on and on to relay some of his past ignoble actions that portrayed him as someone who cannot be trusted.
And that exactly has been the crux of our disagreements overtimes. The latest one against Governor Ambode is quite unfortunate and as a stakeholder and someone who doesn’t love to hide his feelings, I think we should all let him know that, what comes around, goes around and what is not good is not good. As public figure s and role models, we should not be seen as people of questionable character who are always running to where our pockets will be served,” a highly disenchanted singer popularly known as PK1st posited.