Mr. Idibia spoke to journalists in Maiduguri during his visit to
displaced people,as part of his Foundation’s collaboration with United
Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) to drum support for the
” I am here in Maiduguri with support from UNHCR to use my music in
contributing to alleviate the suffering of our IDPs and other victims of
“I feel honoured to work with organization like UNHCR,
am just one person, when I went round some of these camps, I was
saddened, I saw fear, sorrow and trauma, I feel disappointed looking at
the faces and eyes of the IDPs. You will see hunger and object poverty.
Unless Government and politicians shun injustice, corruption and
remained focus and committed to our collective development, these same
set of traumatized and displaced people in camps may turn up to be more
dangerous in the society.
“Although, I have seen hope of life among
some of these IDPs, all hands must be on deck to the needful by
rendering support no matter how little it is. Presently I have a song,
titled ‘Hold my Hands’, this song is on many platforms, all people need
to do is to download it and use it ringing tone. It will only cost you
N50 per month, but will surely contribute in giving hope of life to our
traumatized victims of insurgency.
“In my little way, I have come and
seen the live in camps and next week, when I go back to Abuja, we are
going to do a concert as my proceed donation in alleviating the
suffering of the IDPs”, 2Face stated.
He announced that he will donate part of the proceeds from his new song
launched on World Refugee Day this year to support the affected
population through UNHCR., adding that he will be staging a concert in
Abuja at the Hilton Hotel on 24 July as part of continuing efforts to
support IDPs and returnees in Nigeria.