2Baba Appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador

by Dyesek Admins


Legendary Afrobeats artist, 2Baba has been appointed by the regional ‘Goodwill Ambassador’ by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees announced this via its verified Instagram handle.

“We are so excited to share the news that @official2baba has been appointed @refugees Goodwill Ambassador! 2Baba, your steadfast commitment for refugees and internally displaced people is remarkable and we are excited to continue this journey with you!
Thank you for uplifting the narrative of the African refugee and IDPs.

It acknowledged 2Baba’s commitment and devotion to the welfare of refugees and internally displaced persons and showed optimism that 2Baba will continue in this path.

He is one of the most decorated and successful Afrobeats artists in Africa and is also one of the most bankable performing music artistes in Africa. In January 2017, 2Baba announced a partnership with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). He made an initial donation of over US$11,000 to UNHCR for IDPs and returnees.  

In June 2017, he released a dedicated IDP-awareness song titled ‘Hold My Hand’ to mark the World Refugee Day and promised 60 percent of the proceeds from the song to the IDP cause.

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