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Singer 2Baba Makes ‘100 Most Notable Peace Icons In Africa’ List

Singer 2Baba Makes ‘100 Most Notable Peace Icons In Africa

Legendary singer Innocent Idibia, popularly known as 2Baba, has been included in the 100 Most Notable Peace Icons in Africa.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the veteran artiste, FCT Minister Nyesom Wike, and others were among Africans who made the list which was released on its website on Wednesday.

Other Nigerians included in the list are former SGF Boss Mustapha, Tony Elumelu, Mohammed Abdullahi, Alhaji Imaan Ibrahim, Femi Otedola, Dr Stephen Akintayo, Farouk Khailann and Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Additionally, popular clergyman Pastor Jerry Eze, Dr Daniel Moses, Mohammed Dewji, Mesfin Tasew Bekele, AIGP Aishatu Baju, Gabriel Aduda, Tein Jack-Rich, Tosin Eniolorunda. Dr Oluwatosin Olatujoye and Nollywood star Rita Dominic are also included.


While congratulating those whose names made the list, the Project Director for the 100 Most Notable Peace Icons in Africa, Amb. Kinsley Amafibe, said the peace icons are Africans drawn from various backgrounds.

According to him, they are notable individuals who have used their talents, positions and resources to build and promote peace across the continent.

“The 100 most notable peace icons in Africa come from diverse backgrounds and have different life experiences, but they all share a deep commitment to peace and non-violence.

“They have shown us that peace is achievable and that each person can make a difference in building a better world.

“Through their leadership, activism, and humanitarian work, they have inspired millions of people around the world to join their movement and work towards a more just and peaceful future.

“Over the last three decades, our society has been tethering at the brink of global conflict and the pursuit of peace has given rise to some of the most remarkable individuals of our time”, he stated.

“As we honour these remarkable individuals, we are reminded of the importance of their work and the impact it has had on the world.

“We hope that their example will continue to inspire individuals and organisations around the world to work towards a more peaceful and just world for all,” Amafibe added.

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