Johnny Drille Clarifies Relationship with Tomi Ojo: "We're Just Friends"

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Johnny Drille and Tomi Ojo

Nigerian singer Johnny Drille has put an end to rumors about his relationship with actress Tomi Ojo. The musician clarified in a recent interview with Hip TV that the two are "just friends" despite their appearance together in his music video for "Believe Me." Fans had speculated that the pair were romantically involved, but Johnny Drille maintained that their relationship is strictly platonic.

The Edo-born singer went on to praise Ojo's work on the music video, saying she was an "amazing person" to work with. Johnny Drille also used the opportunity to reveal his secret marriage to Rima Tahini, who is the Director A&R of Mavin Records.

The music video for "Believe Me" features two Ojos - Wale Ojo and Tomi Ojo - and the singer clarified that the use of both names was a pun that "seemed to work well together." However, he was firm in stating that his relationship with Tomi Ojo is purely professional.

Johnny Drille has gained a huge following in Nigeria's music industry for his unique sound that blends folk and alternative genres. He has collaborated with several top Nigerian artists and is known for his soulful and emotive lyrics.

As for Tomi Ojo, she is a fast-rising actress in Nigeria's Nollywood industry, having appeared in several popular TV shows and movies. With Johnny Drille's clarification on their relationship, fans can now rest assured that the two are simply friends and colleagues in the entertainment industry.