Ukwu crooner Timaya in a recent perfomance in Uyo last weekend made a bold confession on stage and urged his fans to stay in school.

He bravely revealed that he scored only 17 in JAMB, and really urged his fans not to abandon school even though he said it wasn’t for him.

The Singer said:“Education is not for me, it is important, yes, but not for me. I scored 17 in JAMB, that’s when I gave up. I don’t have the brain for education but for those of you who do, please do it, it’s good.”

Enetimi Alfred Odom AKA Timaya was born in Port harcourt, Rivers State in 1977, he was the youngest of fifteen children. His father was a banker and Mother a trader. He schooled at Assemblies  of God Nursery and Primary school  and secondary school at Nkpolu Oroworukwo in Port Harcourt but he got a secondary school certificate in Lagos ‘ at Ikeja Grammar School.