She recently revealed this via her Instagram page, and Nigerians have been reacting.
According to her, a girl always needs her father and she’ll definitely miss her dad now that he is gone.
Waje added that she wants her dad to rest well, and he’ll always be in her heart.
Her words, “A girl needs a father
A girl needs her father
This girl will always love her father
This girl will dearly miss her father
Rest well daddy
you will always be in our hearts!”
Aituaje Iruobe, known professionally as Waje, is a Nigerian singer whose vocal range covers three octaves. She first gained recognition after being featured on the remake of P-Square’s “Omoge Mi”. Waje was also featured on the duo’s 2008 hit track “Do Me”. Moreover, she contributed vocals to Banky W’s “Thief My Kele” and M.I’s “One Naira”.
In 2016, Waje was one of the four judges in the inaugural season of The Voice Nigeria.
Waje was born September 1, 1980, in Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria. She is the first born and the first daughter in her family. She grew up in Benin City, following her parent’s relocation. Her parents got divorced when she was young, and she had to overcome the difficulty that accompanied her parent’s separation.
Waje attended the Word of Faith Group of Schools and joined the choir. She sang gospel tunes to the delight of the late Archbishop Benson Idahosa. Idahosa was quite impressed with her singing and decided to help her during her entire secondary school days. Waje later relocated to Nsukka to attend the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, earning a degree in social work from the school. During her time at UNN, she performed at school concerts and fellowships. She listened to singers such as Whitney Houston and Aretha Franklin to improve her craft.
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