Legendary musician, King Sunny Ade has been honored with an appointed by the Federal Government of Nigeria. KSA has been appointed as “Change Begins With Me” Ambassador. The Juju music God, Ade was appointed on Monday, March 6, by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed in Abuja.
Lai Mohammed while announcing the appointment described Sunny Ade as an icon and a trailblazer, who is a typical example of ‘Change’ for young people to look up to. He also commended KSA’s transparency in the music industry for over 50 years without cutting corners to reach the top.
“We are looking for people like you (King Sunny Ade) that the younger ones can look up to. It’s not just that you have been around for fifty years but you have been around for fifty years without any single stain on your part and that is very hard.”
Acknowledging his new appointment, Sunny Ade vowed to support the government in moving the nation forward. “You don’t need to say much. This is what I love to do and it has been in me.
“We are ready to do that officially throughout the whole world, ” Ade said.