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Ajigijaga was Never Poor or a Womanizer…Son, Rasheed Sanni Speaks

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Eldest son of late actor, Ajigijaga, Sanni Rasheed, has dispelled rumours making the rounds that his father died out of poverty and was a womanizer.

Rasheed who happens to be a Fuji singer, stated that his father until his death was doing fine in the entertainment industry despite living in a rented apartment with a car but was still doing fine without complaining.

In his words with Encomium, “My father was blessed with two gifts by God; it is not everybody that possess such. First, he was a contented man and second, he was very honest. No matter the situation in the movie industry, my father never begged to eat. Anyone that's' famous as far as the industry is concerned can't be hungry. My father was famous and I am sure his fame was enough to fetch him what he wanted. So, he didn't die of poverty. He wasn't a poor man because he wasn't ordinary in the entertainment industry. He lived in a better apartment, though rented. He had a car. So, I believe some people were just assuming what's not even close to the truth.”

He stated that after his mother had passed on about 12 years ago, his father never got married to any woman and had to stay for 10 years before finally making a decision to get married in 2012, to Taiwo who bore a child for him and is currently pregnant.

“My father didn't marry many wives and he didn't marry any wife last month. My mother was his first wife, I am his first child. My mother died about 12 years ago. My father waited for about 10 years before he married another wife. And that was on Saturday, November 24, 2012. And the woman had a child for him, expecting another one. My father wasn't a womanizer,” he said.