Osun guber poll: Davido storms Rivers, appeals to Wike to support uncle

Osun guber poll: Davido storms Rivers, appeals to Wike to support uncle

Friday, August 17, 2018 8:40 pm

Wike and Davido during the muscian’s visit to Government House, Port Harcourt on Friday

Hip-hop musician, David Adeleke, popularly called Davido has appealed to the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike to support the governorship campaign of his uncle, Senator Ademola Adeleke for Osun State Government House.

Davido, Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media said in a statement, made the appeal during a visit to Wike at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Friday.

The Hip-hop musician also stated that his company,  Davido Music Worldwide has identified young musicians who will be promoted in the state while declaring his resolve to partner with the Rivers State Government to develop music talents in the state.

He 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 Governor Wike.

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.

Davido 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, Governor Wike assured Davido that he will support Senator Adeleke to emerge victorious during the Osun State governorship election.

He said the entire PDP structure will work for the victory of Senator Adeleke.

Wike also 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.

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