The encyclopedia of music (Fuji), Sido Ibèru, Agbaakin Abobagunwa kàfàtà, no long thing…wátimágbò
…as the Fuji Crooner thumbs up for the Army on fight against insurgents
The Nigerian Army, Ag Commanding officer, Nigerian army Ressetlement Centre ipaja, Lagos, has garlanded renowned Fuji meastro, Alhaji Abass Akande, aka Obesere for his outstanding role in using his music to promote peace and social stability among the diverse ethnic groups. According to the Ag commanding officer he praised Obesere for his outstanding role in the music industry for decades. he said I quote “ At this time in our country, let’s drop our differences and unite, one love keep us together.” The Ag commanding officer implore music artist to follow suit, music is a universal language hence it has no barrier.
Expressing his delight for the recognition award, Obesere, who poured encomiums on the Nigerian Army, said that the Army has been doing a great job in securing the nation. His words: “l feel highly delighted and honoured to have been given this recognition award by the Nigerian Army. It is a very good development and this attests to the fact that l love my country and I strongly believe in our diverse cultures.
“This has greatly encouraged me to put in more efforts in all l am doing as an artiste. It is indeed a great honour for me which l will cherish for the rest of my life and l use this medium to appreciate the hardworking and highly dutiful Nigerian Army for always doing their best to secure Nigeria. “
Meanwhile, the Nigerian music industry, particularly the Fuji extraction, has been agog in celebration of the honour accorded to one of them who is a great ambassador of the industry and a huge pride.