Afrobeats sensation Davido made headlines as he revealed that he performed at the inauguration party of Alex Otti, the newly elected governor of Abia state, without charging any fees. The singer shared this information in response to a Twitter user’s query about his performance during the event, which took place on Monday night.
The inauguration ceremony took place at the Umuahia Township Stadium, where Otti took his oath of office surrounded by attendees. Abia’s chief judge, Lilian Abai, administered the oath to the newly elected governor. The atmosphere was filled with excitement and anticipation as the state welcomed its new leader.
Following the official inauguration, Governor Otti hosted a vibrant after-party to celebrate the occasion. It was during this exuberant gathering that Davido took the stage, captivating the crowd with his electrifying performance. The Nigerian superstar delivered a memorable set, showcasing his talent and entertaining the enthusiastic audience.
The buzz around Davido’s performance reached social media, with video clips of the event circulating online. One Twitter user, after watching the footage, posed the question, “Na free performance?” (Was it a free performance?) The user was curious to know if the artist had performed without charging a fee.
Davido promptly responded, confirming that he indeed performed without accepting any payment. He expressed his longstanding relationship with Governor Otti, stating, “Not a dime. I’ve known Excellency all my life… and I’m sure he will do well for the people of Abia State.” The singer’s gesture of support and admiration for the newly elected governor further highlighted their connection.
Davido’s decision to perform without charging a fee demonstrates his commitment to using his talent and influence to contribute to meaningful events and causes. His memorable performance at Governor Otti’s inauguration party left a lasting impression on the crowd, adding to the celebratory atmosphere as Abia state embarked on a new chapter under its newly elected leadership.