Nigerian rapper and song writer Sola Idowu popularly called Weird MC has been recently appointed Peace Ambassador by the United Nations.
According to the rapper, ‘I’m deeply happy and honored it will help me serve my country better.
I already served as a celebrity Road Safety Marshall but being appointed as a UN ambassador for Youth and peace comes with greater responsibility’.
She spoke about her new NGO called ‘Project Alert’ and also stated ‘We run a safe haven for women in domestic abuse situation. We counsel them and aim to reposition them in the country’
United Nations recently endorsed the two musical acts, Sound Sultan and Goldie Harvey as Peace Ambassadors.
The Youth Peace Ambassadors project promotes and supports the role of young people in peace-building activities that contribute to living together in dignity and dialogue.
Through a network of specifically trained young people who strengthen the presence and promote the values of the Council of Europe in conflict-affected areas and communities.