Salawa Abeni: Veteran singer is still the toast of many men at 57

Posted on Jul 23 2018 - 7:20pm by admin

57-year-old Waka queen, Salawa Abeni, still commands attention from men who wants a romantic relationship with her.

In a chat with Punch, the singer said that men still pester her for love despite her age but she’s careful not to jump into any relationship.

She said, “Men still pester me for love but I am always very careful with them even though you cannot know which one is good or bad from mere appearance.”

I have to be diplomatic in handling the men – Salawa

Salawa seems to be enjoying the advances from men as she said she tries to be diplomatic with men when they come after her for love.

 play Queen Salawa Abeni. (Punch)


“I mentioned it in one of my songs that if I laugh too much, they will call me a prostitute, if I frown too much, they will say I am proud. But it is good to be very diplomatic with them and not to be rude to them,” she said.

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Salawa is one of the veteran female musicians in Nigeria, who broke into the music scene with a not too popular genre known as Waka – a Nigerian music genre similar to Fuji.

She was married to veteran Fuji singer, Kolawole Ayinla Kollington and had children with him before they separated.

One of the children Salawa and Kollignton had is rap act, Big Sheff.

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