Star, King Saheed Osupa’s real name is Akorede Babatunde Okunola,
popularly called SAHEEDON PAPA by his fans. He is a big name in Fuji
Scriptwriter, Producer and also a musician. The first movie he appeared
in is entitled: “Omo Ori Eni”. Before he produced his movie called
him into limelight was “Master Busters” he has over 30 albums to his
credit. Last week, City People’s
reporter, NIFE KAZEEM, paid him a visit at his Ibadan home and He told why he is back in school for his Political Science
degree course at the University of Ibadan.
me say I was the best child of my mum. To be honest, I was a spoilt
brat. They didn’t scold me, whatever I said I wanted, they wouldn’t
argue with me. They always gave me whatever I wanted. Because, I really
disturbed my mum through childbirth, so she believed if anyone should
beat me, I would die.
those who know me very well. This act that I am wearing, it is Fuji that
shaped me into it. I am just trying to meet up with their act, to make
to some mistakes through my column, on social media. And to be a role
model to some boys that I trained .
God ‘s doing because everything depends on your destiny. I can only try
my best as a human being.
has any with me. In my case, music is just the smallest part of my
vision, because I believe I can still do more beyond music. But I am not
leaving music, because it is part of me.
is to obtain my degree in Political Science, I believe I can still make
an impact on the society one way or the other.
monkeys are not contemporaries. Simply because I find myself in the
same bracket with some people does not mean we must reason alike, as
for me, I still have a very long way to go.
and God bless Nigeria my country. In Oyo State now, there’s something we
call “Pandemonium” a royal rumble thing in bracket.
the state are bastardising the culture of Ibadanland and those in power
say the king should dance to their tune, which is not in the history of
Yorubaland at all.
of the King. And we have what is called Convention, which is part of the
culture, the normal way of doing things right in Yorubaland.
Yorubaland. For someone to become a king, you have to go to “Ipebi”,
For the preparation of the new role. I don’t think there is something
like that again in Ibadan.
pick or call anybody, without going through the normal traditional
rites and rituals and make him an Oba..
act of just picking someone from any where to become king. You can not
just say these are the new kings and start giving them crowns. I called
that bastard culture. Constitution of a state must include part of the
culture. Just to suite the people.
in power did that just because they believe that the refusal of Olubadan
to comply with the wish of the authorities called Progress Kind of
Change is against their interest, which Ibadan people called
Olubadan to comply with the step the authorities took was at the behest
of those who are in Politics. The governor believes it is the
politicians around Baba who are dictating to Olubadan, believing that
they are the ones telling him not to obey him.
make friends among the people, who don’t like you. Just to do things the
way of the people, who put you in power and anybody in position of
authority should use power with a modicum of maturity.
don’t need to parade your power and say I have the power to do this or
that or do whatever I wish to do. After all, the cases are in court and
till ‘Kingdom come they might not win the case.
because there’s nothing they can do about the situation of things now.
They can not challenge the authorities in power now.