by Tutu Akinlabi
Musician, D’banj has one more endorsement to add to his already vast resume.
The Kokomaster has been named the ambassador for the “Year of Agriculture” campaign spearheaded by ONE.
Read full press release below:
Internationally acclaimed Nigerian singer-songwriter D’banj, will be at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this week to help ONE officially launch the campaign during the ‘Year of Agriculture’ campaign at the AU Summit. He will unveil the official name and logo of the campaign, as well as launch ONE’s online petition, calling on leaders to invest more and better in agriculture.
In February, the pop-star will lead top artists from around the continent to record a song produced by iconic producer Cobhams Asuquo and music video, aimed at promoting agriculture among youths on the continent. This announcement was just made at a press launch in Lagos where D’Banj was announced as the face for the continent-wide campaign.
D’banj and Cobhams Asuquo were present at the conference and spoke with enthusiasm about the attention the agricultural sector needs and the passion for the Year of Agriculture’.
“I am forward to producing the song and working with all the talents across the continent “; Cobhams Asuquo said during the press conference.