The organizers of the 7th National Youth Games on Thursday, said that top music icons have been lined up to thrill fans at the opening ceremony on Sept. 23 in Asaba, Delta.
Fred Edoreh, the Media Officer of the NYG who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Lagos, said the musicians included Spyce, May D, Khaid and Cooler Lane
“Boy Spyce and May D are billed to feature at the opening ceremony on Sept. 23, while Khaid and Cooler Lane are scheduled for the closing ceremony on Sept. 30.
“The initiative is in keeping with the promise of the state to present the National Youth Games like never before, to leave a memorable experience of sports and fun on the contingents and spectators.
“Edo-state born, Spyce who is signed to Don Jazzy’s Marvin Records is easily remembered for his hit songs “EP” and “Folake” (Folake don pompous), and his breathtaking cover of Wizkid’s song, “Essence” he said.
Edoreh said that May D, an Alumni of the University of Lagos and presently with Davido Music Worldwide, came into the music scene with “Soundtrack” which hit 10 million views on YouTube right on release.
The Chairman, Delta Sports Commission, Chief Tonobok Okowa, thanked Gov. Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta for his unreserved support for the games.
Okowa said that the governor had not only ensured the success of the game, but also raised the bar of the games which is aimed at a quintessential mix of sports and entertainment.
“The government has demonstrated to Nigerian youths that sports is life and to give the entire nation a taste of the inspiring “MORE Agenda” of the state,” he said.