Nigerian singer and record producer, Innocent Ujah Idibia popularly known by his stage name, 2Face or 2baba has recently bagged an award from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University.
The University acknowledged the singer’s huge contribution to the growth of the music industry and handed him an award “Fellow of the School of Music”
The award was presented to the singer by the music department of the University through the Vice Chancellor, Eyitope Ogunbodede, on the 15th of March, 2019. The “Gaga Shuffle” coroner is the first Nigerian music artiste to receive such an award.
The singer was accompanied by his ever beautiful and classy wife, Annie Idibia.
Here is what 2Face said during his thank you speech.
“Being the torch-bearer for the new pop movement is a role I do not take lightly. And I am honored to have been found worthy of such noble albeit enormous responsibility,”
See some of the pictures taken during the award.
2Face is not just a singer; he is also a songwriter, a record producer and an entrepreneur. He is one of the most successful Afro pop artists in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.
He has received a lot of award including MTV Europe Music Award, World Music Award, Five Headies Awards, four Channel O Music Video Awards, BET Award and a whole lot of others.