I Have Kids From Different Women But I'm Not Going To Marry Any Of Them- Oritsefemi

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Oritsefemi became a hot brand after his remake of Fela Kuti's “Double Wahala” song.

Ekele Majemite Oritsefemi is an Ajegunle-bred singer, who started his career as a member of a two-man band, The Junglist.

Just like Tuface Idibia who has 7 kids from three different women and ended up marrying one of them, Oritsefemi also has kids from different women but in his case, he doesn't have plans to marry any of them.

"Honestly, for now, I am not married. But definitely, I am going to get married very soon. I have a fiancé and we have been together for close to two years now. I have two beautiful daughters who are between ten and nine years. I have a family and I'm from a polygamous home. I have a responsibility as a father.

My two daughters are from different mothers and I am not marrying any of them."

So, why would Ortisefemi not want to marry any of the women that bore him beautiful kids that he is so proud of?

He explains; "It's a long story. Back in time, as a street boy, growing up in the ghetto city of Ajegunle, I had some childhood girlfriends who got pregnant.

Then, I had no means of livelihood to sustain them. But I ensured that I took care of my kids right from when they were born. Unfortunately, I couldn't take care of their mothers because of my financial status then. But now, that God has elevated me, I am planning to take my children abroad.

I was struggling. I was on the streets, hustling to make ends meet. I actually stayed away from my family. I couldn't depend on my dad, because he had his own challenges as a polygamist.

That was why at 14 years, I went into the street to hustle. I hawked in the street. My dad was an engineer, and he taught me how to dismantle and repair boat engines. I learnt all that.

Then, I had my own boat that I was using to transport passengers from Ajegunle to Lagos Island.

I also worked as a bus conductor. Growing in Ajegunle, you have to hustle, otherwise your contemporaries would snatch your girlfriend from you.

Ajegunle residents believe in hustling. That time, nobody knew me, so, why would I go into hiding. But honestly, I didn't engage in any dirty or illegal business. I believe in my music and that's what is seeing me through today."