David Adeleke, the Nigerian mega-star musician, popularly called Davido has visited the governor of River state Gov Nyesom Wike not less than twice in the last four months. the ‘Omo baba olowo” crooner has declared his ambition to partner with the Rivers State Government to develop music talents in the state. Davido who spoke during the visit to Governor Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt on sunday stated that Davido Music Worldwide has identified young musicians who will be promoted in the state.
Davido met with Governor Wike again, ahead of a music concert in Port-Harcourt tagged ” Plugged” where he will perform with indigenous artistes. The ‘Assurance’ singer who disclosed that the concert was in line with his discussions with the State Government to support upcoming artistes, added that he will work for the re-election of Governor Wike whom he described as his godfather.
Davido who spoke with newsmen after meeting with Governor Wike at Rivers Government House, said;
“I also came here to see my godfather, Governor Wike and to support his second term bid. I am planning a talent hunt show in Port Harcourt. One of the lucky artistes will perform at my show in Lagos on 27th December, 2018.
“I am also here to wish the Governor a happy birthday. In the New Year, there are several things that we are planning for the good of the music industry.”
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I would be recalled that Davido met with in August. The pop star lauded Governor Wike for being one of the best performing governors in the current dispensation, saying that his visit exposed him to several developmental projects of the governor.
He noted that his goal is grow international music stars outside Lagos and empower more youths through music. He announced that his organisation will organise a major music concert in Port in December where local and international music stars will participate. He appealed to the Rivers State Governor to support the governorship campaign of his uncle, Senator Ademola Adeleke for Osun State Government House.
The Mega-Star Musician condoled with the Rivers State Governor on the death of the Attorney General of Rivers State, Hon Emmanuel Aguma. He prayed God to grant him the strength to bear the loss. Responding, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike assured Davido that the Rivers State Government will partner with him to groom young musicians in the state.
“We are committed to youth empowerment. Supporting musicians to grow is one of such avenues. Therefore, we will partner with you to grow Rivers based musicians”, he said.
Governor Wike commended Davido for collaborating with Rivers-born International Musician, Duncan Mighty. The governor added that the State Government will work with Davido to ensure that his Port Harcourt Music Concert slated for December is successful.
“Let me thank you for growing Local Talent in music. We will partner with you for the December Music Concert. We are particularly happy with the collaboration with our Super-Star Musician, Duncan Mighty”, Governor Wike said.
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