Michael Adebayo Olayinka, born on September 23, 1999, and known as Ruger, is a Nigerian Afrobeats musician and songwriter. He gained prominence with the track “Bounce” and secured a record deal with Jonzing World in 2021. Ruger released his debut EP, “Pandemic,” in the same year.
Is Ruger Blind?
Ruger is not blind and does not have any issues with his left eye. The emerging singer has faced controversy due to the distinctive patch he wears over it.
Why does Ruger wear eye patch?
Ruger actually wears eye patch to pay tribute to his friend who lost one of his eyes while in the Nigerian army.
As a guest on Nancy Isime’s Trending TV show broadcasted on HipTV, Ruger provided a detailed explanation for wearing the eye patch. Contrary to some beliefs about an eye defect or infection, he revealed that it serves as a reference to someone he knows.
“The eye patch is a symbol. I actually got it from somebody but I use my own narrative for it. This particular person, he lost one eye but he became stronger after that, they told to stop whatever he was doing and continue with his life. He was in the military so they told him to stop but at that time he said—”No”, that he wants to continue with it [that is, his service in the military] and I see it as a symbol of strength because what could have weighed him down made him stronger and I’m a very big testimonony.“, he said.
Ruger with two eyes without eye patch
Ruger actually has two eyes with nothing wrong with any of his eyes but he chooses to use the eye patch to pay respect to his friend.
Ruger is a super talented singer and songwriter who has been making waves in the music industry since he rose to the spotlight.
However, the picture of Ruger without eye patch has been in circulation on the Internet and it is not clear if that is Ruger or not.