PHOTOS: 2Baba conferred with OAU honorary music fellow

2Baba giving a speech after recieving his award
2Baba giving a speech after recieving his award

Nigerian music legend, Innocent Idibia, has been honoured with the award of the Fellow of the school of music by the Department of Music, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State.

The singer becomes the first-ever recipient of the award which was presented to him at the department’s first public lecture and fellowship award ceremony on Wednesday.

The singer expressed enthusiasm to have been considered for the fellowship in a statement on Thursday.

“Being the torch-bearer for the new pop movement is a role I do not take lightly. And I am honoured to have been found worthy of such noble, albeit enormous responsibility,” 2Baba stated while receiving the award.

The singer was also a guest lecturer at the ceremony which saw him present a paper titled, “2 decades of Afropop in Nigeria: The perspective of 2Baba.”

2face, who has remained relevant in the Afro-pop scene for two decades, was also honoured at Igbinedion University in 2016.

See photos from the event below:

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility

 

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate


NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: This space is available for a Text_Ad.. Call Willie on +2347088095401 for more information


All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.