Sultan calls for ban of Davido’s songs accross 19 Northern Nigeria states

Sultan calls for ban of Davido’s songs accross 19 Northern Nigeria states

A social media user and member of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Sarki Sultan has called for the total ban of all Davido’s music accross the 19 Northern states in Nigeria.

 

The visuals of Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) act, Logos Olori’s new single ‘Jaye Lo’ has been welcomed with huge criticisms, especially by Muslims who considered the content “offensive and disrespectful” to their religion.

 

The new DMW 2.0 artist released his debut single under the label on Friday, July 21, 2023.

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Following the release, DMW boss, Davido took to Twitter to share a short clip of the music video which captured people praying and dancing in front of a mosque, as he urges fans to stream the song.

 

Allow me to re-introduce, @logosolori with his new single “Jaye Lo”… Lets Run It Up one time! Let’s take over the world !!! We Litty,” he tweeted.

However, his tweet didn’t sit well with Muslim faithful who immediately asked him to take down the video and tender an apology as the content of the video was offensive to the Islamic religion.

 

In a post shared on Twitter, @Sarki Sultan called on all Muslims around the 19 Northern Nigeria states to avoid songs by Davido.

“We Ban selling, sharing, listening to all Davido songs and we Ban all Radio stations from playing it here in the Norths.

Let this message circulate all the Northern states.

 

Wasapping, a prominent Twitter Muslim also confirmed the move.

Sultan calls for ban of Davido’s songs accross 19 Northern Nigeria states

The post has however elicited reactions by Davido’s fans, describing the move as “TALIBAN” meaning; fundamentalist Islamic militia in Afghanistan.

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