“Dreams Come True”: Yemi Alade Lands in Cote d’Ivoire Ahead of Performance at AFCON Opening Ceremony

“Dreams Come True”: Yemi Alade Lands in Cote d’Ivoire Ahead of Performance at AFCON Opening Ceremony

  • Yemi Alade will be performing at the opening ceremony of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire
  • The Nigerian singer, who expressed gratitude to God, revealed she has been praying to perform at a stadium since 2016
  • Yemi Alade also shared pictures of her at a stadium in Cote d'Ivoire as fans and well-wishers congratulated her

It is another big win for Nigeria as popular highlife singer Yemi Alade will perform at the opening ceremony of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cote d’Ivoire.

Yemi Alade first shared the good news with her fans on her X, formerly Twitter handle, on Thursday, January 11, 2023.

Yemi Alade expresses gratitude to her maker.
Yemi Alade shares pictures of her at a stadium. Credit: @yemialade
Source: Instagram

Celebrating her latest feat, the singer described it as a dream come true.

Alade spoke on the importance of prayer while revealing it has been her long-time desire to perform at a football stadium in the presence of a large crowd.

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She tweeted:

“I can’t buttress the importance of prayer and speaking into existence your heart desires. Since 2016, I have desired to perform at the stadium for football ceremonies surrounded by 100’s of dancers and millions of people.
“7 years later, I’m performing at AFCON. It is indeed an honour and a dream come true. It’s just the beginning.”

See her tweet below:

Yemi Alade lands in Cote d'Ivoire

Yemi Alade has also taken to social media to share pictures of her at a stadium in Cote d’Ivoire.

Sharing the pictures, she wrote in her caption:

"The Pressure Is Getting "WESSER" (A)Ivory Coast X (B)GUNIEA BISSAU 8PM Tmrw."

Check out the pictures Yemi Alade shared below:

The 2023 AFCON opening ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, January 13, 2024.

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Legit.ng previously reported that Victor Osimhen, Ahmed Musa and other Super Eagles stars have arrived in Cote d'Ivoire.

Yemi Alade's stage performance stirs reactions

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Yemi Alade sparked controversy online over a stage performance.

The Johnny crooner was one of those who performed at the Night of Queens concert, and videos of her time on stage made the rounds online.

The music star's energy was undeniable as she moved her body to the drummer's beat while dancing and singing on stage.

However, several netizens were not pleased with what they saw.

In another report, Yemi Alade spoke on the pressure to get married.

Source: Legit.ng

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