Nigerian singer Alexander Abolore Adegbola Akande, popularly known as 9ice, has declared his full support for a Bola Tinubu presidency in 2023.
In a video captioned My Asiwaju Story, which was shared on his Instagram page, 9ice disclosed that he would vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate in the next general elections because the politician has supported him.
The singer explained Tinubu impressed him at Mapo Hall in Ibadan during the second term campaign of former Oyo-state governor, Abiola Ajimobi.
The singer said he was performing on stage at the campaign were invited, and Tinubu pointed at him, telling his aide to collect his number.
9ice said he was surprised when Tinubu told him he likes what he does as an artiste.
However, several Instagram users criticised the singer for backing Tinubu for president.
“I respect you a lot but this your double mouth got me. I remember your song titled “Oro” where you sing about this same man you’re praising now. God please hear my people cry.”
“D only thing u all talk about BAT is just ur personal needs that he has granted but apart from that nothing else, when ur hungry na home Dey feee una that’s alll u all say cos una bi hungry better.”
“That does not mean I’m voting bat anyways.”
In another news, 9ice has celebrated his wife Sunkanmi as the couple marked their 3rd wedding anniversary.
In a social media post accompanied by cute photos of the couple, 9ice thanked his wife for being a part of his life.
The post from the singer has generated exciting reactions from fans who wished him a happy anniversary.