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Pasuma: Why I Gave Up Football to Pursue Music

Pasuma, a seasoned Nigerian musician, has shared his reasons for giving up football in favor of music.

He claimed that when his attempt to make the Nigerian team for the 1985 FIFA U-16 World Championship in China was unsuccessful, he switched to music.

This was revealed by the Fuji musician during a recent interview with Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo.

He stated that once his World Cup dream fell through, he was instantly inspired to pursue music by the worldwide success of Wasiu Ayinde’s 1984 record, “Talazo ’84.”

Pasuma stated, “The album ‘Talazo ’84’ was released by Alhaji King Wasiu Ayinde in 1984.” Globally, the album was widely distributed.

Since I played football, I made the decision to pursue a career in music. CODAK 85, the 1985 FIFA U-16 World Championship, was invited to me. Four players, including me, were chosen from a club in Shogunle.

“I regretfully chose not to play in the World Cup, which is when I decided to pursue a career in music.

“I played football professionally. That’s how I got started with music. The remainder is now history.

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Fuji Star Pasuma Teases His Upcoming Wedding Date

Wasiu Alabi, better known by his stage name Pasuma, is a seasoned Nigerian singer who has shared his reasons for not being married.

Remember that the musician, 55, is a father of ten children?

After remembering his late mother for a year, he declared that he would at last settle down.

You may remember that Alhaja Adijat Kuburat, Pasuma’s mother, died in April of last year.

Recently, the Fuji star had an exclusive chat with Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo.

“When are you finally getting married?” inquired Ojo.

“This is the question people have been asking for twenty, thirty years, and you’re still here asking me at this age,” Pasuma retorted. I shall shortly tie the knot following my mother’s one-year remembering, so don’t worry.

“It has happened,” the Fuji icon responded when asked how he felt about losing his mother. I am powerless to address it. I cherish my mother. I would have happily given anything in return for her life if that had been demanded of me. However, I have to let her go because it is what God desired. She’d been through a lot. I tried my hardest to look after her. Losing your mother or a loved one is difficult.

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Nigerian Actress, Jaiye Kuti Opens Up On Romantic Affair With Pasuma

Jaiye Kuti, the famous Yoruba actress, has spoken up about the rumours of her romantic relationship with fuji singer, Wasiu Alabi Ajibola, who is popularly known by his stage name Pasuma.

It was rumoured that the actress had divorced her husband to date Pasuma.

Speaking in an interview with BBC Yoruba recently, Jaiye Kuti explained that the reports of dating Pasuma started when she featured him in one of her movies titled ‘Jaiyeola Monje’ where the duo acted as a couple and gave birth to a child.

The actress stated that her wedding with the singer in the movie prompted many fans to watch the film to see what really went down.

“The viral pictures used in speculating the alleged affair were from the movie and they frequently pop up on Google when they search about me.

“Our relationship is mutual. There was never a romantic affair with Pasuma. I’m happily married with kids,” she said.

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Watch Over Me From Heaven – Fuji Star, Pasuma Writes As He Loses Mother

Fuji Icon and actor, Wasiu Alabi Odetola, better known as Pasuma, has lost his beloved mother.

The artiste announced the passing of Alhaja Adijat Kuburat (Iyawo Anobi) Thursday night.

55-year-old Pasuma informed the public in a terse statement on his Instagram account.

“MY JEWEL! I will miss you forever! Words fail me! Rest in power and peace, please watch over me from heaven,” he wrote.

The post elicited comments in an hour, as family, friends, colleagues and fans dropped condolence messages.