Multiple award winning singer, David Adeleke took to twitter to celebrate his late mum on her posthumous birthday today, 23rd of November.
Sharing a photo of his late mum carrying him when he was a baby, the 28 year old wrote;
“Happy Birthday Mama … love and miss you always”
For those who do not know, Davido‘s mum, Dr Veronica Imade Adeleke, was born in the year 1963. She was a singer and a lecturer at the Babcock University. As a lecturer and a singer, she was jovial and brilliant. Dr Veronica loved Davido so much that she named her music band and Company after him as David’s Band and Company respectively.
She passed away on March 6th, 2003, which was coincidentally the 40th birthday of her husband Adedeji Adeleke. She was only 39 years old, and her death shocked everyone, starting from her family and co-workers. According to Urbanlife, she went to the church in the morning for service and when she came back, she locked herself in a room. A few hours later, she was found dead in her apartment. The funeral of Veronica Adeleke was held soon after her tragic passing, and her band, “David’s Band”, played there.