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“Celebrities will dine with oppressors and claim to be fighting for the masses” – Mix reactions as Davido pays courtesy visit to Senate President, Akpabio (Photos)

Award-winning music star Davido has created a buzz online following his courtesy visit to Senate President, Godswill Akpabio.

The singer had on Monday, May 20th, visited the Senate President alongside his cousins, Hon. Tunji Adeleke, son of his late Isiaka Adeleke and Folasade Adeleke, daughter of Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke.

The Senate president expressed his delight at the singer’s visit as he rained praises on him for making Nigeria proud by his outstanding performance.

He said, “You have made us very proud within the International Community”.

The Senate president promised to do everything possible to keep supporting the entertainment industry as he admonished Davido and others to maintain high ethics and resist peer influence.

Davido visits Akpabio

“We will do everything possible to support the entertainment industry.

So I want you to continue to remain a great Ambassador of our country. Don’t allow anybody to drag you into politics. Continue to do your best in the entertainment industry.

For us in the political arena, we value talents and what God has given to you, nobody can take it away from you. We do everything possible to support the industry. To support talented people like you. All we need also is patience and prayers so that we can succeed.

Please do your best to continue to maintain the high ethics. What is happening in America with some of the black stars is quite unfortunate. For most of you in the industry, don’t allow peer group influence derail you. Continue to do your best”.

Davido, while speaking, recalled how Akpabio hosted him and his team while he was Governor of Akwa Ibom State and also while he was a Minister. He informed the Senate President of his Foundation, which offers assistance to the orphanages.

“As for me, I’m doing my part. I have a Foundation. Every year, I share N300 million, N400 million to orphanages.Just doing my own part to assist the society. We have new album coming out June or July. I just thank you for everything you have been doing for us.”

His visit was however met with mixed reactions as some pointed out how celebrities dine with oppressors and yet claim to be for the masses.

One Mazi Jude Pondis wrote, “If music don tire OBO let him enter politics abeg. I no dey like the kind people he dey hangout with lately

One Famito wrote, “These celebrities will dine with the oppressors and still claim to be fighting for the poor masses

One Khiss Baby Official wrote, “One day Davido go rule Nigeria

One Alpha Presh wrote, “See person wey dey admonish person on moral ethics”.

Days back, Davido had celebrated his uncle Governor Ademola Adeleke on his latest finished project in Osun State. He praised him for unveiling the building project which would be of benefits to indigenes of the state.

Recall that during the Governorship campaign in Osun State, Davido actively campaigned for his uncle, and when he won, Davido celebrated openly online.

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