Creative Nigerian Singer, Yemi Alade has revealed that she was robbed in Côte d’Ivoire after she went to perform.
She recently traveled to Côte d’Ivoire for the Creative Africa Nexus Weekend (CANEX WKND), a 3-day gathering of creatives from Africa and the Diaspora and got robbed.
Narrating how the robbery incident took place, Yemi Alade via Instagram on Monday lamented how thieves got into her hotel room ransacked her belongings, and stole all the money they could find.
“A few minutes after I left my room, some unknown people decided to go through my things and steal: all the money they could find, Very good.”
Recall that a few days back, Alade had attended and performed at the Creative Africa Nexus Weekend.
The event hosted by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the African Union, and the Government of Côte d’Ivoire serve as a prelude to the next Creative Africa Nexus (CANEX) Summit at IATF2023.