Afro-pop star, Yemi Alade, got more than she bargained for over the weekend when she revealed that her mother, Helen Uzoma, once sold her economy plane ticket to pay her school fees while in primary school.
A revelation post that did not go down well with many of her fans.
The 30-year-old revealed this on Instagram early Monday from London, saying the city was more than a place for her family.
According to her, it brings back memories of hard times but also connects with the present as they are now able to fly business class.
“London is more than just a City to my family, it marks a time in our lives (20yrs ago) when mum had to sell her Economy class ticket to pay my Primary 6 school fees. Today we Fly Business Class!” the singer said.
One of her fans, Korede wrote ” Wow!! Your mum had money for ticket & couldn’t afford your tuition???????? yemiLIEade take it easy sis! Poverty is not a competition”
Another one, Churchill Junior wrote ” Your mum had money to buy economy class ticket but didn’t have money to pay your school fees ?
Please it’s too early for all this type of lies”
A Madam Gee wrote ” Oniro Oshi! Your Mama get money for ticket but she no get money for your school fee. Why are you lying?”
A Segun wrote ” That’s duty of every parents so nothing absolutely new.next pls”