Afrojuju musician, Shina Peters has said that he never refused to take care of Damilare, a son he allegedly had with late Nollywood actress, Funmi Martins.
The actress died in 2002.
Allegations that he abandoned Damilare had surfaced online recently.
In a video, he addressed the allegations, but Peters failed to establish if he is indeed the boy’s father.
“I am no longer a kid. How can someone like me abandon a child? What would it cost me? I have lost count of how many kids I have raised in my life. I love children a lot, why will I refuse to take care of Damilare?” the 62-year-old asked.
“There’s a reason for everything but I have chosen to let go of the past and I will never bring it up again. I never said I wouldn’t take care of Damilare and it may interest you to know that I have been in talks with him on the phone.
“And I have arranged to meet with Damilare and his uncle. I assure every well-meaning people that have interfered in this matter that I will not disappoint you. I am a father and I have successfully raised a lot of kids. Damilare’s case will not be an issue.”