- Singer Davido's contribution to the Nigerian music industry and more has been recognised by the federal government.
- The TIMELESS singer, alongside other notable Nigerians, has been listed for a national honour
- Davido, who is excited about the news, shared the update of his new title on social media
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Music superstar David Adeleke also known as Davido is presently over the moon as he has been named among the selected and worthy recipients of a Nigerian national honour by the outgoing president, Muhammadu Buhari.
The TIMELESS singer is among the 20 people who bagged the Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON).
Davido's name appears as he fifth on the list of OON recipients.
The Order of the Niger (OON) is Nigeria's second-highest civilian national honour.
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It is awarded to individuals who have significantly contributed to various fields, such as academia, business, arts, and culture.
Recipients of this honour have distinguished themselves through excellence, innovation, and national impact.
Netizens react to Davido's national title
Nigerians have taken to social media to celebrate the national recognition given to Davido by President Buhari.
"He deserves all the respect in Nigeria"
"You have no reason not to love Davido. Whatever good thing happening to him, he deserves"
"Oh waoooow OBO no go minus…..big congratulations."
"It’s like an award say them be good citizens wey don serve the nation well."
"Baba fit go do ice OON like that'"
FG confers national honour on Tiwa Savage, Charles Opaleke, Kunle Afolayan
It is a big moment for Nigerian entertainment as the Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs awarded some celebrities on Sunday, May 28.
Movie producer Charles Okpaleke popularly known as Charles of Play was awarded the Officer Of The Order of The Niger (OON) distinction.
The list of the national honour recipients the movie producer shared on his social media page showed renowned filmmaker Kunle Afolayan and Afrobeat queen Tiwa Savage will be honoured with the OON recognition.
iwa's name appeared as the 63rd on the list of OON recipients, while Afolayan's name w as number seven.