How 2face Idibia Lost N114 Million During Elections


A few days ago 2face Idibia blasted past presidents and Governors of Nigeria, saying that they had done nothing for Nigerians.

His comments won him a lot of praises from his fans, who commended him for keeping it real and speaking the truth when others wouldn’t.

However, According to a report , the Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer rejected offer to run for political office, lost N114 million during elections.

Its all started that at the just concluded general elections, 2Face Idibia launched his “Vote Not Fight Campaign” an initiative against election violence targeted at young Nigerians.

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The campaign which is a 2Face Idibia Foundation initiative took the music star on regional tours and grassroot engagements across the country.

At the Grand Finale of the campaign which went down on Tuesday, 19TH of May, 2015 in Lagos, 2Baba revealed that unlike other entertainers who ran for office, he rejected an offer to contest for a House of Representatives seat. He also disclosed that he rejected offers to perform at shows (partisan and non-partisan), adding that this caused him to lose about N114 Million Naira ($570,000) in revenue.

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