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Nigeria’s Yemi Alade to grace AFCON ceremony



Nigeria's Yemi Alade to grace AFCON ceremony

Renowned Nigerian singer Yemi Alade is set to take the stage at the opening ceremony of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The highly anticipated opening ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, January 13, 2024.

Yemi Alade shared the exciting news with her fans through a post on her official social media account, expressing her elation and describing the opportunity as a dream come true. In her statement, the songstress emphasized the significance of prayer and manifesting one’s aspirations into reality.

“I can’t buttress the importance of prayer and speaking your heart desires into existence. Since 2016, I have desired to perform at the stadium for football ceremonies surrounded by hundreds of dancers and people,” Yemi Alade shared.

Reflecting on the journey, she expressed gratitude for the chance to perform at AFCON, labeling it an honor and the realization of a long-held dream. With humility and enthusiasm, she remarked,

“7 years later, I’m performing at AFCON. It is indeed an honour and a dream come true. It’s just the beginning.”