John Ighodaro, the Nigerian singer better known as Johnny Drille, has put out a song consoling single people on this year’s Valentine’s Day.

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It is Valentine’s season and social media in Nigeria has been inundated with talks about finding a partner with whom to spend time and build a meaningful relationship.

In Drille’s new song released on Sunday, the musician states that being single in such a season isn’t tantamount to committing a crime.

The singer also inserts a witty line where he asked single people to feel no pressure but raise their heads to the sky.

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This, he adds, is to avoid seeing girls and boys cuddled up in the romance that is typical of the season.

“You’re just single, it’s not a crime. You didn’t kill nobody, didn’t take a life. You’re just single and that’s fine. It’s not your fault you’re alone on Valentine’s,” his lyrics read.

“Remember that Jesus didn’t have a Val. So don’t feel no pressure, just raise your head high. And look to the sky so you don’t see Gil’s and boys.”

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Watch the song below:

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Drille started his journey in the music scene when he featured as a contestant on the sixth season of Project Fame West Africa in 2013.

In 2015, he came through with a cover of ‘Awww’ by Dija, the Nigerian singer, who later became a label mate.

His unique sound caught the attention of Don Jazzy, CEO of Mavin Records, and he signed with the foremost record label in 2017.

The 31-year-old singer has since then released numerous singles that turned out to be successful with massive reception.

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