Yinka Ayefele, whose N800 million Music House was demolished on Sunday, has revealed that Oyo Governor gave his wife $1,000 and assured her that he will not demolish the building.
While speaking during a press conference at his demolished N800m Music House which housed his radio station, Fresh FM, on Monday evening in Oyo state, popular Juju musician, Yinka Ayefele, made some shocking revelations.
According to City People, during the conference, the singer shed tears and told journalists how his wife was with the Oyo State Governor till 3:00 am early on Sunday morning before bulldozers were brought few hours after to demolish the building.
Ayefele said he would have been there as well, but was on his sick bed. Reading his press statement titled “Governor Ajimobi and the Sunday breakfast disaster”, while slightly weeping, he said;
“I am sad that all I laboured for almost twenty years had been pulled down.
“Let me also bring to your notice that my wife was with the governor till around 3.00 a.m on Saturday. She was able to meet the governor and he assured her that the building will not be demolished and as an assurance, when she was leaving, the governor gave her $1,000”.
Ayefele revealed further that, “I am so sad that all my sweat had been pulled down. I am handicapped, and I work round the clock to ensure that I did not beg.
“My vision was to put in place an edifice that will house radio and television stations. I paid beyond normal charges to get the approval for the building. I was shocked when they said I don’t have necessary papers.”