Late Barrister’s son laments not meeting grandfather Paul IK Dairo


Troubled Nigerian singer based in Ghana, Bharry Jhay has revealed that he regrets not meeting his grandfather whom he identified as Isaiah Kehinde Dairo, popularly known as IK Dairo.


The singer who is currently under investigation following the death of his record label boss, Babatunde Oyerinde Abiodun, also known as Kashy Godson, took to his Instagram page to express his regret.

He wrote; “Allow me share with you a little bit more about my background. In this picture, I have my grandpa, late IK Dairo. Swipe left read little about him or just Google the name. But mom I never knew grandpa was a big boy o.

“I just know two rich kids brought me to life. It is painful I never met you. Mama and uncle always told me a lot about you. I tasted the culture, spirituality, senses of good music and legacies you laid. I’m proud to be the son of your first daughter. I ride for you and dad till my last breath. I love you so much grandpa. In my heart is where you stay.”

Bharry Jhay also revealed in the post on Instagram that his father is the late Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, a Yoruba singer/songwriter and music performer, whom he coined his stage name from (Bharry/Barrister).

The singer celebrated his father’s posthumous birthday via his Instagram account the singer wrote, “Dad, I think about you every day. I miss you more than you can ever imagine. Today you would have been 73… your legend lives on and I promise to always make you proud. Lion no Dey born dog.

“10 years without you has been hell papi, but you never left for a second. I went through fire for some reasons that I benefit from now. I don’t really wanna say too much, because if I start I fit write a whole book for you. Thank you for being my strength, my spiritual friend, the man in me, my MINIGOD.

“I’m proud to call you Dad! Rest on KING OF MY HEART. Daddy I say rest o I no say sleep. I wish you was here to see what a big baby I have become, life would have been more fair I learnt too much, I would still be touching your head and your belly as I use to while you were here, I’m pained but I’m strong for you I’m in this for you and my child for life. KING ON BEST MAN,” (sic).


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