NYG 2023: Delta Set To Entertain Athletes With Home Grown Artistes

By Our Reporter

The 7th National Youth Games is increasingly promising to be a breathtaking sports and entertainment festival as host Delta State has lined up top music acts, Boy Spyce, May D, Khaid and Cooler Lane to entertain the athletes and spectators during the event.

Boy Spyce and May D are billed to feature at the opening ceremony on Saturday, September 23, while Khaid and Cooler Lane are scheduled for the closing ceremony on September 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 born Boy 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.”

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, and he has featured top stars like Wizkid, Akon and Davido himself in a number of his releases.

Khaid’s songs, “Carry Me Go” (Sambisa) and “Jolie” are more like household anthems among Nigerian youths just as Cooler Lane’s songs, “Musa Gbe Body”, “Welcome to Qatar” and many more have continued to trend.

Thanking the Governor of Delta State, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, for his unreserved support for not only for the success but raising the bar of the games, Chairman of the Delta State Sports Commission, Chief Tonobok Okowa, said it is all aimed at a quintessential mix of sports and entertainment to demonstrate to Nigeria youths that sports is life and to give the entire nation a taste of the inspiring MORE Agenda of the state.

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