In an interview with Views Channel, 2face Idibia shared his rag to riches story, remembering a time in his life he claimed ‘staff’ when he boarded buses in Lagos because he had no money to pay for his bus fare. Staff is a word public servants like police or the army say to bus conductors so they would not pay their bus fare..
“I got robbed sometime in school. All my audio cassettes that I recorded they took them. I was sad for like a year plus. I dropped out and I am like look I am not continuing this thing I am going to follow music. I actually confessed to my parents. I told them the truth that I am not going back to school. I am going to Lagos, Festac town. All this waka wey I dey talk so, na molue… staff, sometimes na fight we go fight. Them go pursue us from bus”