Controversial Nigerian journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has recently taken to social media to make a clarification regarding a quote people often attribute to music star Davido.
In a post shared on her Twitter page, Olunloyo made it known that Davido is not the original author of the quote.
However, the quote became popular among social media users after Davido made it a part of his acceptance speech at the 2018 edition of the Headies Award.
Olunloyo in a post shared on her Twitter page noted that the Nigerian singer is not the original author of the quote.
The quote, “we rise by lifting others”, gained popularity on social media after singer Davido made it a part of his acceptance speech at the 2018 edition of the Headies Award.
He made this statement while addressing the audience where he mentioned the importance of giving back to the society.
After the show, a portion of the video went viral on social media with many paying attention to where the singer talked about lifting others up.
Olunloyo in her recent tweet stated that American journalist, Germany Kent is the original author of the quote adding that people should learn to give credit to whom it is due.
“NOT DAVIDO. Always credit the true owners of a phrase.”