…By Larry John for TDPel Media.
Fans and admirers of Davido have reason to celebrate as a special day has been dedicated to the renowned singer in the United States.
Following his electrifying performance at the Toyota Center in Houston as part of his ongoing tour for his new album, Davido has been honored with ‘Davido’s Day’ in Houston.
The city’s Mayor acknowledged his remarkable contributions to the music industry and officially declared every July 7th as a day to commemorate Davido’s achievements.
Wizkid Day and Davido Day: Recognition for Nigerian Artists in the US
Notably, Davido’s rival and fellow Nigerian artist, Wizkid, also has a day dedicated to him in the United States.
In 2018, the U.S. governor declared every October 6th as Wizkid Day, recognizing his impact and influence in the music scene.
This year has proven to be a year of recognition for both Davido and Wizkid, showcasing the global reach and significance of Nigerian music.
Davido Conferred with National Honor Award by the Nigerian Government
Adding to his accolades, Davido was recently bestowed with a national honor award by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
Recognizing his contributions to the country, Davido was conferred with the prestigious Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON) title.
Taking to social media to express his gratitude, Davido shared the news on his Instagram story, marking his name among the list of honorees and captioning it as “David Adeleke OON” alongside the Nigerian flag.
Gratitude and Commitment to Showcasing Nigeria’s Richness
In response to the honor, Davido expressed his appreciation to the Federal Government through an Instagram post.
He conveyed his gratitude for the recognition and honor, emphasizing his mission to utilize his platform to showcase the passion, resilience, joy, culture, and struggles of the Nigerian people.
Davido acknowledged the significance of the recognition and pledged to continue working towards a better Nigeria.
He thanked his supporters for accompanying him on this journey and expressed his commitment to the collective goal of building a stronger nation.
Davido’s recent achievements and recognitions, including ‘Davido’s Day’ in Houston and the conferment of the national honor award in Nigeria, have further solidified his position as one of Nigeria’s most influential artists.
His commitment to promoting his country’s culture and uplifting his fellow citizens is evident, and his impact continues to resonate both at home and abroad.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn