ASABA/Nigeria: A call has gone to Nigeria youths to believe in themselves and never to neglect their career because a man’s gift makes a way for him.
The Chairman of Performing Musicians of Nigeria, Oshimili South Chapter, Comrade Ikechukwu Aniche, made the call in a chat with newsmen at his office in Asaba.
The Pman Chairman called on upcoming musician’s not to relent in their dreams, because music business according to him, was not a tea party, adding that they should be focus to enable them succeed.
He advised them to go to studio to record their music and that if they face disappointment from marketers that they should not be discouraged but forge ahead.
Comrade Aniche appealed to the already established musicians to give the needed support to the upcoming musicians to enable them succeed, opining that it was good to encourage the youths.
Comrade Aniche, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of Shallom Musical Band International, said that his company was registered with Corporate Affairs Commission, adding that he has been a professional musician for the past eighteen years.
He described his type of music as ‘Olingo’, saying that it was not a pure gospel music, but according to him, he used it in his own way to evangelize to the people as a Christian.
While saying that he started his musical career as a chorister in the church, he said that the love he had for music, made him to take music his profession.
Comrade Aniche, a native of Oko- Ogbele in Oshimili South Local Government Area of Delta State, said only 20 percent of Nigeria musicians had succeeded in their musical career, blaming it on lack of sponsors, describing the situation as unfortunate.
The Olingo musician, happily married with children, called on politicians to see politics as a game and not as a battle.
He said the idea where some politicians plant only their family members in political positions, against peoples wish was uncalled for, reminding such people that politics was not a family business.