(2face Idibia recovering in the hospital. Photo: Filed)
Today, the world celebrates Nigerian pop star 2face Idibia as he clocks 40, but it’s not been all rosy for the Benue State born star.
In his career, he’s had close calls and near death experiences that could have terminated his life at least 3 times before today.
In 2001, 2face Idibia was involved in a nasty car crash that left him unconscious. Narrating the experience to NET, he said, ‘It was in Lagos. I was driving from Kuramo beach then. That time Kuramo beach day reign. I was drunk, like I don kpeff so tey I day use the moto do video game na. I day do like say na Grand Theft Auto I dey. As I reached the bend I couldn’t even bend do I hit it hard. Na hospital where them day sow the stitch na I wake up. I was unconscious. When I woke up in the hospital I was like men, so that’s how I would have just gone like that? It was crazy and after that accident I started having speed phobia. I started having speed phobia’. He was just 26 at the time of the accident.
In 2004, armed robbers broke into his Festac home in Lagos where he survived a close shave with the gun men, he was beaten to a pulp.
In 2007, 2face Idibia was robbed at gun point again, his car was snatched and he was shot on his left knee around Anthony, Lagos.
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Source:: The NET