Afro Pop Star Davido has been allegedly sued to Igbosere Court with a 4million naira fraud case.
According to the label spokesperson….
PThese is to officially notify the public that we the management of A.O.C (Always on Cash) Record Label are totally displeased with the dubious acts of David Adedeji Adeleke popularly known as DAVIDO over unfulfilled 4million Naira song featuring contract with our artist Tejiri Ochuko Ibhihwiori ‘’TJay’’.
Four Million Naira payment made in Full and Davido did not fulfill the contract since January 2019, neither was any attempt for a refund made.
The matter was reported to the police when several attempts to reach his management failed. It was presented for hearing in court for 3 consecutive times and neither he or any representative from his management appeared before the court to state their claims.
We are hereby pleading that he or his management appears before the court on the next hearing set for 23rd August 2019 so that the matter can be settled amicably by law as all we want is the refund of the 4 million nairas paid for the unfulfilled contract.
When the matter was called, none of the Defendants, including Davido was in Court, neither were they represented by their lawyers.
Counsel to the Claimant Alabh George Turnah, (MON) informed the Court that the Defendants according to the bailiff of the Court, refused to accept service of the originating processes and pleaded the Court for an order for substituted service, which the Court granted.
Investigation revealed that Davido and his Personal Assistant are been sued for fraudulently obtaining the sum of N4, 000,000.00 only from an American based Nigerian born upcoming artist Andre- Tejiri Ochuko Ibhihwiori In the label of Always on Cash Records.
Court papers revealed that Davido and his management collected the money as fee to feature in a musical collab with artist Tjay sometime in January 2019 but have since then failed to either make himself available for the music collabo or refund the money.
It is not clear how Davido and his handlers will deal with this matter, whether to go into full litigation or seek out of court settlement with the Claimant who is already asking for 15% interest on the principal sum of N4,000,000.00 from the date of payment to any date that the sum is finally liquidated.
This may turn out another Innoson and GTB episode should the talented singer and his team miss-handled the minor.
It is also suggested in certain quarters that this matter of fraud is capable of tainting the image of the singer and affect his credibility in the industry if not properly handled.
Feelers from amongst industry players also suggest that Davido may be on his own in this matter as a number of his colleagues and associates who learned of the Court case today and spoke to our correspondents on condition of anonymity expressed shock and sadness that Davido could engage in such petty fraud against an upcoming artist.
Efforts to get to Davido and his management were unsuccessful as calls put through to their mobile phones rang out endlessly without been answered.
The case was however adjourned to the ”23rd of august 2019” for a report of service and commencement of trial.
We Are Still Yet To Hear From OBO or Any of his hype-persons on how true this is…..