- Nigerian music icon 2baba Idibia has been appointed as a UNHCR ambassador
- This was made public in a post shared by his manager Efe Omorogbe
- Shortly after Omorogbe's announcement, the singer also shared the news with his fans
Popular Nigerian singer Innocent Idibia popularly known as 2baba has just been appointed as an ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
The information was revealed by the music star’s manager, Efe Omorogbe, in a post shared on his official Instagram page.
2baba’s appointment comes in recognition of his efforts towards the welfare of those who have been displaced across Africa and beyond.
Omorogbe while sharing the news congratulated the singer and prayed the Lord to grant him the ability to do more.
He said: "Congrats @official2baba. Well deserved recognition for your unwavering commitment and tireless work towards the welfare of forcefully displaced persons across Africa and the globe. May God grant you the grace and ability to do more. Bless up bro."
His post was accompanied with a photo of the singer.
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Upon sharing the news, several well-wishers also joined Omorogbe in celebrating the African Queen crooner. Read some congratulatory messages to him below:
oswald_la: "Congratulations boss. You deserve all the honor."
ossyachievas: "Congratulations boss."
agathamoreno: "Congratulations oyine and more grease to your elbow."
Similarly, the singer took to his page to react to his appointment. 2baba appreciated the agency for the honour. He also thanked people who have donated and supported the cause over the years.
He said: "Thanks for the recognition. This will no doubt deepen my commitment to supporting the effort of UNHCR personnel and volunteers who are on ground every day, working hard to provide support and hope to millions of forcefully displaced persons across the world. Special thanks to donors and supporters of the cause. Blessings one and all."
See his post below:
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Some months ago, Legit.ng gathered the report of a Nigerian man who criticized 2baba for donating N10m to the federal government to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.
The individual said the singer should have partnered with agencies or banks if he really wanted vulnerable Nigerians to benefit from it.
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