I Didn’t Project Decency While Growing Up: Tope Alabi

Tope Alabi
Tope Alabi

Popular gospel singer, Tope Alabi has opened up that she didn’t project decency while growing up.

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The talented singer made this known while eulogizing her late father for his role in shaping her life.

Her words:

“I remember how receptively slow people thought I was; how overbearingly unassuming I was. I remember how stubborn I was too. Despite my receptive attitudes, I didn’t project the character of decency when I was growing. I would jump at any available ‘bolekaja’ and off I would go,” she said.

“I remember becoming a thorn in your flesh Daddy, when I chose to join a theatre group. Your expectation was that I would start working after college but I joined the Nigerian Theatre Practitioners as an itinerant actor, going from one film location to another with or without invitation.

“I remember how it was almost impossible to believe that I would be a source of blessings to my parents…But I can’t forget that despite your chastisement and frustrations, you still prayed for me anytime you wanted to pray, telling God what you wanted me to become…”

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