Wizkid Pays Visit to Tony Elumelu, Bows Politely in Viral Video

Wizkid Pays Visit to Tony Elumelu, Bows Politely in Viral Video

Nigerian artist Ayodeji Balogun, Wizkid, paid a visit to millionaire businessman Tony Elumelu’s residence, sparking reactions online.

In a now-viral video, the artist, dressed simply in local garb, bows politely after the businessman emerges to greet him.

Wizkid and Tony Elumelu’s Close Friendship

Business magnate Tony Elumelu is well-known for his connections to a variety of celebrities, but the UBA founder has a particularly close friendship with Wizkid.

Recall that a few months back, Wizkid was spotted at Tony Elumelu’s daughter’s graduation ceremony from a UK university.

Wizkid’s Bow Divides Opinion

Wizkid’s bow to Tony Elumelu has divided opinion online. Some people have praised him for showing respect to his elder, while others have criticized him for being too subservient.

Reactions Online

Here are some of the reactions online to Wizkid’s bow:

  • @africanoid_: “In this life just have money, leave story for verydarkman.”
  • @tufab: “Poor man go dey reason say he suppose drop change for those kids.”
  • @chris._udoh: “Very disrespectful human being. He doesn’t behave like a topical Yoruba boy. Using one hand to shake a man that’s far older and richer than him is against Yoruba culture.
  • @callme_ogejoe: “Tony loves wizkid genuinely. Both of them have genuine love for themselves.


Whether you agree or disagree with Wizkid’s decision to bow to Tony Elumelu, there is no doubt that the two men have a close friendship.

Wizkid’s visit to Tony Elumelu’s residence is a sign of the respect and admiration that he has for the businessman.

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