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All I want is joint parenting, Davido tells Sophia Momodu

“Joint custody – Both parents will have access to the child.’’

• July 6, 2024
Sophia Momodu and Davido
Sophia Momodu and Davido

Nigerian Afrobeat singer, David Adeleke, otherwise called Davido, has spoken on the ongoing child custody dispute with the mother of his first daughter, Sophia Momodu, saying, all he wants is joint parenting.

The matter is currently before the court.

Davido also expressed displeasure over Sophia’s usual reference to his son who died in 2022.

Davido, in an Instagram story wrote: “Your constantly bringing up the death of my child at any point you can to just remind us of this tragedy that haunts us every day of our lives. Imade will grow up to see I fought for her .. as for now u can have her P.S she won’t be a child forever.. enjoy Imade Aurora Adeleke ! Your father loves you!

“All I ask for is joint custody !! And nothing else! But cus it’s ‘Davido’ yall wanna act like yall can’t read. Smh .. I’m off this! Yall be blessed and I pray this never happens to you.

“Joint custody – Both parents will have access to the child. Sole custody – Only a single parent will have access to the child .”

Meanwhile, Momodu told a Lagos State High Court sitting in Sabo, Yaba, not to grant the child’s custody to the musician.

She told the court on Friday that the applicant was not fit to be granted custody of their daughter because he is always not available and does not possess the ability to dutifully care for her.

She stated this in a counter-affidavit she filed in opposition to Davido’s suit seeking custody.

Contrary to Davido’s claim that he had consistently fulfilled his financial obligations toward his daughter, Momodu told the court that the child was almost sent away from school because the artiste refused to pay her tuition fees.

According to her, while their relationship lasted, Davido never showed true commitment or love toward their daughter.

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