“Don’t Allow Anybody Drag You into Politics”: Senate President Akpabio Advises Davido

“Don’t Allow Anybody Drag You into Politics”: Senate President Akpabio Advises Davido

  • The senate president, Godswill Akpabio, gave Afrobeats singer, Davido, a piece of fatherly advice during his visit to Abuja
  • Akpabio advised the 31-year-old superstar not to allow anyone to drag him into politics in Nigeria
  • The federal lawmaker said President Bola Tinubu’s administration will do everything possible to support the entertainment industry

Legit.ng journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy

FCT, Abuja - Nigeria's senate president, Godswill Akpabio, told Afrobeats singer Davido that President Bola Tinubu’s administration is ready to work across party lines “for the interest of the country."

Akpabio advised Davido to continue to be the best in the entertainment industry and not let anyone drag him into politics.

Davido visits Senate President, Akpabio in Abuja
Akpabio thanked Davido for making Nigeria proud within the International Community. Photo credit: @onkypat002
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The lawmaker stated this when the 31-year-old singer paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja on Monday, May 20, TheCable reports.

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The former Akwa Ibom state governor thanked Davido for making Nigeria proud within the International Community.

He said:

“Even though your administration is a PDP one but we work across party lines for the interest of Nigeria. The only major thing that is common to all of us is the interest of this country and it is a country that has given you so much love.
“It is a country with a population that is unmatched anywhere else in Africa. Over 240 million Nigerians. So I want you to continue to remain a great Ambassador of our country. Don’t allow anybody to drag you into politics. Continue to do your best in the entertainment industry."

As reported by Leadership, Akpabio added:

“You have made us very proud within the International Community. We will do everything possible to support the entertainment industry.”

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Davido’s uncle, Governor Adeleke, turns Pastor

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a fun video of Davido's uncle, Governor Ademola Adeleke celebrating Dele Momodu and his wife went viral on social media.

In the viral clip, the Osun state's number one man, known as the 'dancing and singing' governor, took the role of a pastor.

Davido's uncle was seen praying for Dele and his wife before making a cross sign on the couple's heads

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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