The United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees appoints 2Baba as Goodwill Ambassador; discloses why it chose 2Baba.
The United Nations has appointed Nigerian Afro pop King, Innocent Idibia known by his stage name 2Baba, as its newest Refugees Goodwill Ambassador.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees announced this on Tuesday, June 23, via its verified Instagram handle.
According to UNHR, 2baba was recognized by the organization for his selfless support in helping the displaced persons.
It wrote: “For the past three years, the world-renowned singer has been a committed supporter to UNHCR’s #LuQuLuQu campaign- a pan-African movement of people from all walks of life investing in a better future for forcibly displaced people across the continent.
“Back in 2017, 2Baba visited camps in northern-eastern Nigeria’s Borno State where he saw first hand how the UNHCR was changing lives.”
In addition, the organization also acknowledged 2Baba heartfelt notes, and the song he wrote specifically for their cause.
“He also wrote and recorded, Hold My Hand, a song dedicated to internally displaced persons which helped raised fund for UNHCR.”
2Baba joins other celebrities like Cate Blanchett and Ben Stiller among others.