Waka Queen Salawa Abeni has again talked about her ordeal in the hands of a teenage boy, Olufowoke Oladunjoye Emmanuel, who blackmailed her with her nude pictures.
The 19-year-old, a National Diploma holder from Yaba College of Technology, Lagos had reached out to Salawa threatening to go public with pictures of her unclad in his possession if she didn’t give him money.
The singer lodged complaint with the police and went on to take the matter public via social media including those pictures she was threatened with drawing supports from scores of people.
The culmination was Emmanuel’s arrest. In a latest interview on the issue with The Sun, Salawa said it still remained unclear to her where she took those pictures, suggesting it was not photoshopped.
“Till today, I don’t know where I took the nude pictures he’s talking about. But I decided to post them on my page. Maybe I took the pictures in the hospital or while I was with my partner, because that’s what he wanted to hammer on. But because he wanted to spoil my career, which God built since I was a child, I decided to act fast; and God saw me through the ordeal,” the soon-to-be 60-year-old told the paper.