Rivers State to collaborate with Dbanj for bi-monthly musical show


Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared the State’s government readiness to work with the internationally recognized musician, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo Dbanj to create opportunities for young musicians in the state.

Speaking during a visit by Dbanj at the Government House Port Harcourt on Monday, Governor Wike said that part of the problems that musicians in the state have is the lack of opportunity to shine at the international stage.
Wike said that the State Government is working with different international musicians and producers to resolve the challenge of lack of opportunities.
“We as a government will not fail to partner with you in which ever form that will help to empower the youths in the state.
“Part of the problems we have in this part of the world is the opportunities that our youths lack. Our youths don’t have the opportunities to showcase their potentials”, he said.
“Let me use this opportunity to thank you for what you are doing to empower the youths. So many have had the opportunity you have, but may not have used it to empower the youths.
“What you are doing is commendable and I urge you to continue “, Governor Wike said.
Wike noted that the State Government has developed one of the best cultural centres in the country, pointing out that the State Government will want to collaborate with Dbanj for a bi-monthly hosting of musical shows at the facility.
Dbanj said that he runs the CREAM music platform designed specifically to empower the youths and give them opportunities. He offered to partner with the Rivers State Government on talent development.

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