Singer Davido attended the candle-lit service held in honour of his friend and aide Habeeb Uthman popularly known as Obama DMW. The candle-lit service held on Friday, July 9th was attended by music executives, friends, and family of the late Obama DMW. Davido arrived with the rest of the 30BG crew clad in black as was the rest of the attendees.
At the service, the singer could also be seen hiding his tear-streaked face behind his hands as he mourned his friend.
Obama DMW had died of suspected heart failure on Tuesday, June 29th. He’d driven himself to Ever Care Hospital Lekki however didn’t make it out alive.
In a lengthy post on Instagram, Davido had eulogised Obama DMW saying he was his friend, confidant, as well as protector.
He also said the pain he felt is indescribable as he had no words for it.
“This is by far the hardest thing I’ve had to write. I am hurt, broken, sad, and lost. For the first time in my life, I am extremely confused. The pain is one I cannot explain.
44 was more than an elder brother to me, he was a protector. He was someone that literally just always made me smile. He would do absolutely anything to make me smile, no matter the issue or problems I had.”