Afrobeats sensation, David Adeleke also known as Davido is presently over the moon after he was named among the selected and worthy recipients of a national honour by Former president, Muhammadu Buhari.
The OBO Crooner is among the 20 people who bagged the Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON).
Taking to his Instagram page, Davido expressed gratitude to the federal government for recognizing his contribution in entertainment industry.
“Honored to hear the news that I have been conferred with an 0ON (0fficer of the Order of Nigeria) by The Federal Government of Nigeria. I am grateful for this recognition and honour.
It has always been my mission to use my platform to showcase our country – the passion, the resilience, the joy the culture and of course the struggles of our people. I do not take any of this for granted.
We have one Nigeria and we wil continue to do whatever we must to make it better! Thank you all for being on this journey with me. So help us God. 001 – 00N.”
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The Order of the Niger (OON) is Nigeria’s second-highest civilian national honour.
It is awarded to individuals who have significantly contributed to various fields, such as academia, business, arts, and culture.