‘When I Was 14, I Begged To Feed’- Samklef Recounts His Days As A Street Beggar In Lekki


Nigerian music producer, Samklef has taken a walk into his past as he shares some of his struggles in life growing up and how he overcame them.

Samklef born Samuel Oguachuba disclosed in a post on his Instagram page that when he was 14-years-old, he was begging in Lekki to feed.

According to the controversial social commentator, his father died when he was very young and his mother had left them to their own fate and that was what pushed him to beg on the streets so that can feed his siblings in Maroko Sandfield, the then Lekki in 1999.

He furthered that he wants to begin his begging mission, he starts with his favorite Celine Dion’s song titled ‘To love you more’, which inspired him to cry because the song would bring back painful memories.

During the struggle, he lost one of his sisters in 1994 and was left with only one sister who remained his only blood from both parents.

He wrote:

When i been Dey beg for Lekki then Maroko sand field in 1999 i was 14 if I want to beg I will sing this Celine Dion song. I will start crying asking God why did he allow my father to die and my mum to leave us. I will now use the years go beg.


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