Musician David Adeleke, popularly called Davido, has declared his resolve to partner with the Rivers State Government to develop music talents in the state.
Davido, who spoke during a visit to Governor Nyesom Wike at the Rivers State Government House in Port Harcourt on Friday, stated that Davido Music Worldwide had identified young musicians who will be promoted in the state.
He lauded Wike on developmental projects in the state, noting that his goal is to grow international music stars outside Lagos and empower more youths through music. He announced that his organisation will organise a major music concert in Port Harcourt in December, which would feature local and international music stars.
He appealed to the Rivers State Governor to support the governorship campaign of his uncle, Senator Ademola Adeleke for Osun State Government House, also condoled with the Governor on the death of the Attorney General of Rivers State, Honourable Emmanuel Aguma.
Responding, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike assured Davido that the Rivers State Government would partner with him to groom young musicians in the state.
"We are committed to youth empowerment. Supporting musicians to grow is one of such avenues. Therefore, we will partner with you to grow Rivers-based musicians," he said.
Wike commended Davido for collaborating with Rivers-Born music artiste, Duncan Mighty, adding that the State Government would work with him to ensure that his Port Harcourt Music Concert, slated for December is successful.
"Let me thank you for growing local talent in music. We will partner with you for the December Music Concert. We are particularly happy with the collaboration with our superstar musician, Duncan Mighty," Governor Wike said.
Governor Wike assured Davido that he and the entire Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would support Senator Adeleke to emerge victorious during the Osun State governorship election.