Innocent Ujah Idibia, pka 2Baba has commissioned the multi-million naira ultra-modern digital and analog studio that he constructed, equipped and donated to the School of Music at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. The commissioning event held on Tuesday, March 15th 2022.
In 2018, 2Baba was conferred with the fellowship of the school of music at OAU. He is the first-ever to receive a highly prestigious award from the school. As part of his commitment towards music and education in the school, and in the nation, he made a promise to provide a well-equipped studio for the school and has made good on his promise.
“I am delighted that this dream I had is a reality today, and I am able to support this generation in getting quality music education”, said the music icon.
The music studio is the first and only one of its class and capacity in any higher institution in Nigeria. 2Baba also acknowledged the contribution of some of his corporate partners who contributed towards the studio. He thanked Oraimo Nigeria, and Campari Nigeria, two organizations he has had a long-standing relationship with as brand ambassadors. He also promised to replicate this kind of intervention in other schools across the nation.
The launch ceremony for the newly-built studio was hosted by the vice-chancellor of the university, Professor E.O. Ogunbodede, and was well attended by members of the university community.
Innocent Idibia, pka 2Baba hosted an exclusive event in Lagos on Sunday 19th December 2021, to raise funds for his charity organization’s projects. . r
The event, EargasmForCharity, was a well-attended and enyoyable evening of gorgeous music and exquisite dining which held at the Victoria Hall, EbonyLife Place, Victoria Island.
Notable faces at the event include the chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Billionnaire and socialite Olorogun Oscar Ibru, real estate entrepreneur and guru King Mohammed Adah (Ochacho), Oil and Gas mogul Peer Cole, real estate entrepreneur Ruth Obih, show-biz godfather Edi Lawani, MD/CEO HIV TrustFund of Nigeria, Dr. Jekwu Ozoemena, Architect and Entrepreneur Tonu Unu, Heineken’s head of premium and sessionable portfolio Sampson Oloche, Banker and Founder of Mees Palace Football Academy Emma Adakwu.
Others include ace award-winning comedian Basket Mouth, Silverbird Communications’s COO Bola Salako, Film maker and media entrepreneur Neville Sajere, popular comedian and musician EmmaOhMyGod, d well known witty comedian SLK, seasoned compere and comedian Richmond Osuji.
The event was hosted by legendary ace comedian Ali Baba, and co-hosted by leading Abuja-based MC and comedian MC Amana. It also featured cover band performances from Elixir Band, an exciting ‘switch’ saxophone performance by popular entertainment lawyer Justin Ige, and a afro-soul sensation Eleesha.
The event was staged to raise funds for The 2Baba Foundation’s educational and empowerment projects.