This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Nigeria’s first UN Youth Ambassador for Peace and popular singer, D’Banj shares his view of the role young people can play in transforming their societies. He shared his work using his music to raise awareness on agriculture in Africa and the role of youth. If Africa’s youths are the future of Africa, then Africa is the future of the world. He also sang his top single, Top of the World.
TEDxWBG is a TED-licensed event that was held in Washington DC, USA with a thematic look at “Ending Poverty”. The event was organized and curated by Maya Brahmam, Senior Communications Officer, World Bank Group.
It brought together a diverse group of global thinkers and doers to share their perspectives and ideas on ‘development change’ and D’banj was one of the speakers selected.
D’banj spoke alongside world influential leaders like Jim Yong Kim- President, World Bank Group; Eleni Gabre-Madhin, Co-Founder and CEO Eleni LLC; Susan Davis, President and CEO, Brac USA and more.
Please watch the video here on D’banjs speech to a room full of influential people as he tells a compelling story on Africa, Its Agriculture, The ONE Campaign and the ability to BELIEVE IN YOURSELF.