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My mom used to collect Garri on credit and cook Okra soup with N150 – Zlatan reveals how he struggled while growing up



Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael, Nigerian singer and street music sensation better known as Zlatan Ibile has narrated his childhood struggles and the effort his mom put into feeding his family while growing up.

The artiste made the revelation in a series of tweets as he revealed that his mother used to collect Garri for them to eat on credit, adding that there were times she used only N150 to cook Okra soup for the family.

Zlatan who was grateful for having come this far after the humble and poor beginning he had, decided to use the opportunity to tell fans what he went through while offering to help them with little sums of cash.

The ‘Able God’ singer wrote on his Twitter page:“My mama too #Suffer.

“I remember how my mum use to collect Garri on credit and with just 150naira my mama dey cook better okro soup.

“If eba no finish we no dey touch meat 4 children 1 meat.”

See his tweets below:

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