Ebenezer Obey discloses what gave him joy on his 80th birthday.
The Juju Musician made this known in an interview in Lagos.
Nigerian Legendary Juju Musician, Ebenezer Obey, popularly known as “Chief Commander”, has revealed in detail what actually gives him joy on his 80th birthday.
The singer says as he clocks 80, his greatest dream is to impact more lives, especially the Nigerian youths.
In an interview in Lagos, Obey said he would like to speak about the lives of Nigerian adolescents in light of current events.
The Chief Commander stated that he will continue to focus his efforts on empowering more youths, which he finds motivating.
As he rededicates his life to God for bigger exploits, he stated he will remain grateful to God for ordering his steps in the proper direction in the last 80 years of his life.
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In his words:
“I thank God for making me clock 80 years, it is by God’s grace, He has really seen me through. I commit my future to him.
“What I have done in life that gives me joy is that I have handed over my life to God right from time, I rededicate the remaining part of my life, my future to God, He should see me through.
“For my career, I have no more rivers to cross, my dream and wish now is to impact more lives, solidify all I have built in the past and contribute more to the growth of the entertainment industry.
“I want to impact the youths, the youths are the leaders of tomorrow and if we see what is happening to them recently, we will observe that they need help.
“So I want to continue touching on their lives through my musical empowerment programme which has been on for a long.”
Obey noted that so many youths had benefitted from his empowerment programme through scholarships and subsidised fees for musical training at his music school located in Abeokuta, Ogun.
He said the music school was affiliated with some Nigerian universities and federal polytechnics.
He explained that it is a well-equipped school with modern studios, as a 350-seater Information Communication Technology (ICT) centre was currently under construction to impact more youths.