Enioluwa, Veekee James, Other Celebrities Sing for Kids on Children’s Day, Video Trends: “Precious”

Enioluwa, Veekee James, Other Celebrities Sing for Kids on Children’s Day, Video Trends: “Precious”

  • Nigerian internet sensation Enioluwa Adeoluwa left many high in their feeling with a recent gathering he hosted 
  • The lifestyle influencer called together his celeb friends to perform the 1985 classic "We Are the World" for a group of children
  • The viral footage saw the likes of Veekee James, Odunlade Adekola, Toke Makinwa and many more present 

For the first time in a long while, some Nigerians had a memorable Children's Day celebration on Monday, May 27.

Apart from the spectacle Davido's daughter Imade brought with the revelation of the countries she has visited, social media influencer Enioluwa Adeoluwa went extra to put smiles on the faces of children and his countrymen.

Enioluwa, Veekee James, Waje, Kate Henshaw and other celebrities perform "We Are the World"
Enioluwa gathered celebrities to sing for kids on Children’s Day. Credit: @enioluwaofficial, @veekee_james
Source: Instagram

The much-loved internet sensation spurred a frenzy online with a video of him and some other celebrities performing the famous song, We Are the World, written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie.

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The viral footage showed stars Odunlade, Veekee James, Toke Makinwa, Toyin Abraham, Korede Bello, Chef T, Waje, Praize, BBNaija Bisola, BBNaija Alex, Fathia, and others performing the heartwarming rendition for a group of children gathered in an enclosed space.

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There was also the Hausa version of the song, delivered by one of Enioluwa's friends, a fast-rising singer named Ali Jubril Namanjo.

The adorable session was produced by Nollywood veteran Kate Henshaw and Enioluwa himself.

Music production, mixing and mastering of the tune was done by Ojembe Godwin, and Afrobeats diva Waje coordinated the entire process.

We Are the World is a charity single originally recorded by the supergroup USA for Africa in 1985. It became the eighth-best-selling physical single of all time.

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Taking to his caption, Eni, who was embroiled in some gay scandal weeks ago, urged Nigerians to pray for all the children worldwide in honour of their day.

"Say a prayer for all our children all over the world. From All of Us we say, Happy Children's Day."

Watch the video below:

Reactions trail video of Enioluwa and friends 

Legit.ng compiled the reaction below:


"The best thing I have seen in a while! Thank you."


"This is so beautiful beautiful ❤️❤️ Gosh!!! No words!!"


"Such a happy video. Seeing all our Faves in one video is so cool."


"I am still smiling after watching the video so many times."


"I loved seeing this on my timeline. Eni is such a joy to follow. Thanks to you and Aunty Kate for putting this together. The children are magic and the inclusion displayed in this video is so beautiful to see."

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"Most beautiful thing on the gram today❤️❤️.God bless y’al."


"I got goosebumps listening to this rendition. Great teamwork guys. This was absolutely beautiful."


"I had chills! Aunty Shaffy sent chills down my spine. Thank you thank you for this piece. Happy children’s day to all of."

Enioluwa tries Ghana Jollof for the 1st time

The Nigerian content creator tried Ghana Jollof for the first time at the wedding of Nigerian gospel singer Moses Bliss and his Ghanaian wife, Marie Wiseborn.

In the video, when the waiter asked him what food he would love to eat, Enioluwa opted for Jollof rice.

He noted that the meal would be the first time trying it at a Ghanaian party.

Proofreading by Nkem Ikeke, journalist and copy editor at Legit.ng.

Source: Legit.ng

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