This is What Wizkid Said About Nigeria Youths on Independence Day.
Nigerian songwriter and singer Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as Wizkid has addressed Nigeria youths and the Government regarding the challenges in the Country as the Nation celebrates her 60th independence.
According to an interview with Arise News, Wizkid admonished the fact that talking bad about the country will not solve the problem, and that the only way forward is for the government to empower the youths.
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He also established the fact that as a musician and superstar his main obligation and drive is to inspire the youth to push further on their ambition.
Here is an excerpt from the interview with Arise News:
Question: “The reality of Nigeria, the people that are your people from your part of town, what is the most important thing that you will like to express in terms of your experience from your growth in your career?”
Answer: “My name is Ayodeji Balogun Ibrahim from Ijebu Ode representing Ogun State, Lagos worldwide.”
“I had this conversation the other day with my friend in the studio and I was like, we can talk about how crazy and bad the country is from A to Z, but that’s not going to change anything. The most amazing thing you can do is to really empower the youths and in ways, you don’t even understand, like me being successful like you said, I have gone through years of immense hard work and I’m here now, I will love for the young people in Nigeria to see that nothing is impossible, you can really take it above and beyond.”
“We are just scratching the surface, like me, Burna and Davido, we are just scratching the surface, like the next generation is really going to take it to the next level. Just empower young people by showing them that everything is possible. That’s what I always say do what you have to do in your field and be excellent.”
“Big Big birthday to Nigeria my country and to everyone from Nigeria I wish us the good things of life, I wish everybody the best. Ehmm I pray God will keep strengthening of country and keep blessing us abundantly. I pray God to be with us, Nigeria go better.” He said
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Wizkid has received many awards and accolades both within and outside the country as one of Nigeria’s most successful musicians.
You can watch the interview here.
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