11th November, 2021
Nigeria’s Fuji legend, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, popularly known as K1 De Ultimate, has reacted to an allegation he refused to refund payment for a show he didn’t attend in the US.
The singer had been called out for allegedly not showing up for events in the US for which he had received payment.
The “Ade Ori Okin” singer was further warned to refund their monies to avoid more “dragging.”
The blogger wrote: “Ade ori Okin go soon turn to Ade ori dragging like small generator, if you think you are big and can oppress people then you lie, you had to go arrange an interview with goldmyne abi?
“K1 pay people their money, about two of your victims are crying in my dm , you didn’t show up for their show, which is enough embarrassment for them, return their money, it’s that simple.
“By the time this whole matter sup Ogagun Wasiu oloko dogi dope, Giveaway prick, you nor go like am, I go give all your debtors your Wedding venue for Abeokuta where you and Emmanuella wan do wedding for Nov 18, you don’t want to go this lane with me I promise you.”
Addressing the claims in a lengthy statement on his Instagram page, KWAM 1 said he didn’t collect money from anyone.
He said all the necessary requirements to make the trip were put in place, including a work permit and flight arrangement except the ‘right of visa approval’ for some of his band members for them to proceed.
The Fuji icon urged everyone involved to be patient with him, saying he’s not in control of approving visas.
The statement reads: “Very recently, issues about my band going to perform in America erupted some negativity which was communicated to me by concerned friends who come across a post where my name was been(sic) dragged into dealings with many sub-show promoters in America.
“Firstly I will like to state here that I owe my fans across the globe a high level of respect, hence the need for my explanation recently. That my band trip to the United States has NOT been cancelled.
“All that is necessary to make the trip a success was put in place. Work permit, flight arrangements and other necessary things, except the RIGHT OF VISA approval for those members of the band who needs to obtain that before we proceed.
“Surely am not in control of approving that Visa but the American embassy here in Nigeria. I can understand agitation from many fans and music lovers across, but patience is required to get all these bottlenecks sorted out with regards to the applicable laws that permit entertainers coming to America.
“I’ll still not join issues with non-concern persons or groups other than those respected individuals and organizations who is dealing with us directly.
“Social media is free for everyone’s usage, but we are not deviating from the real issues because of some distractors.
“No form of hanky-panky is played out concerning this issue as I collected no money from anybody.
“Orbit LLC is the main PROMOTER, not me. Once again, as I stated earlier we owe our fans and patrons some degree of respect which gives reason for these explanations again and again.
“A nice word speaks volumes of your intentions rather than being bossy to the instruments that form your rise up to stardom.
“Let us refrain from usage of insulting words in the name of aggression. We have the integrity to protect, hence we will not defraud our fans and friends all over the globe.
“Agents of the 3rd hand parading themselves on social media should stop making issues out of nothing. You can’t change what God Almighty has already ordained.
“We look for peace from your end too, regardless of your intentions towards us. Thank you all. K1 De Ultimate (Adeori-Okin).”