Nigerian Singer, Iyanya Gets Political Appointment
Singer Iyanya’s appointment is to assist the state on tourism and entertainment.
Nigerian singer, Iyanya, has been appointed the Senior Special Assistant on Tourism and Entertainment to the Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade.
The singer made the announcement in a post via his Instagram account on Wednesday night, September 1, 2021.
He also thanked the Governor for finding him worthy to handle such a position, adding that he will do his best and carry out his duties diligently.
“It’s forward ever and backward never. I have been appointed the Senior Special Assistant on Tourism and Entertainment to the Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade," he said.
“I thank God who made this possible and also my Governor for finding me worthy to handle this position.''
Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk, known by his stage name Iyanya, is a Nigerian Afropop recording artist and performer.
He rose to fame after winning the first season of Project Fame West Africa and is best known for his hit single "Kukere".
He co-founded the record label Made Men Music Group with Ubi Franklin in 2011.