Veteran musician and Nigeria’s number one Waka queen, Salawa Abeni, has said that men still pester her for love despite the fact that she is no longer in her youthful years.
The Waka queen who recently turned 57 revealed in an interview with PUNCH that she has learnt to treat such men with respect while turning them down.
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 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.”
The 57 year old Anemia also bemoaned the state at which marriages are failing in the country today most especially amongst celebrities, Abeni said that every man or woman needed a companion; therefore people must try make their marriages work.
She said, “The truth is that every adult male or female wants to be in a happy marriage. They should note that two wrongs can never make a right. One has to be cool-headed and patient.”