Ghanaian dancehall musician, J Derobie known in real life as Derrick Obobbie has said that sports betting is very good for the youth. And had it not being the infiltration of Sports betting in Ghana, many youth would have resorted to arm-robbery.
The ‘Poverty‘ hitmaker revealed this on Class Drive (CD) on Class91.3FM on Friday, 27 September 2019 during an interview geared towards the promotion of his new single, ‘OdoBra‘.J. Derobie, who is the face of one of the sports betting companies in Ghana betPAWA, told show host Prince Benjamin (Chauffeur PB) that: “Betting is good, betting is good. It has helped most of the youth, it has pushed some of them from stealing and all that”, adding: “You know, if it weren’t for betting, some [young] people would be on the streets stealing and robbing”.
“So, the betting is good; that’s what I think”, he stressed.
J Derobie is saying this just when another activist is runninga campaign against sports betting.