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I won’t abandon Efia Odo; she’s been a supportive friend – King Promise



Afrobeats musician, King Promise, known in private life as Gregory Bortey Newman has addressed critics questioning his relationship with popular media personality Efia Odo.

In a heartfelt statement during an interview with youtuber, Kwadwo Sheldon, the “Paris” singer emphasized his unwavering love for Efia Odo, whom he described as a loyal and supportive friend.

The well-known ariste, while opening up about his relationship with Efia Odo disclosed that the social media personality has been his friend for over eight years and supportive of his career.


He stressed that  Efia has been a close pal even before he rose to fame, adding that he has a strong bond with her.

King Promise further made known that he will not end his friendship with Efya Odo just because certain people do not like her character or attitude.

“I don’t know. I have asked some of my friends why they don’t like her, but they can’t give me a reason. Maybe it’s because they don’t appreciate her character, but for me, I appreciate her uniqueness.

“I’ve known Efia for about eight years, long before I gained fame and she has always been supportive of everything I do. So why should I abandon my friend just because you don’t like her? Does that make sense? It certainly doesn’t make sense,” King Promise stated.


His  comment comes after fans and netizens on social media have criticized the friendship between the two, calling on King Promise to distant himself from her.

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Prior to the TGMA night, Efia was supportive of King Promise and hoping for the artiste to be crowned the Artiste of the Year. To her, King Promise’s exploit exceeds any other contender in the category and deserved the award. Both have been seen together in public on many occasions including the recent TGMAs and the artiste’s music.



With King Promise’s stance, it appears social media users will have to get used to both being close to each other due to the strong bond between them.

King Promise just released his ‘True to Self’ album which is available on all streaming platforms.