Award-winning artist, Davido has put a huge smile on the faces of many African youths. He has partnered Masai Ujiri’s Giants Of Africa across Nigeria, Africa and beyond.
For those who do not know Masai Ujiri, Masai is a Nigerian Canadian Basketball Executive and former player and is the President of the Toronto Raptors Team that plays in the NBA. Masai Ujiri grew up playing Basketball in Zaria, Kaduna State. He became in Basketball scout in 2002 for Orlando Magic.
Masai Ujiri’s ‘Giants of Africa’ have their mission statement thus:
Our mission is to use basketball as a means to educate and enrich the lives of African youth. We aim to provide quality facilities, gear and coaches with the goal of growing the game of basketball within Africa. We create awareness and support for underprivileged children and young adults through our camps, which place emphasis on hard work, accountability, honest living and positivity. We strive to create opportunity not only as a player, but in other related areas – urging African youth to Dream Big.
Davido excitedly made the announcement of the collaboration as well as work that has started across all his social media platforms. He also revealed that this basketball project is a means to educate and improve the lives of African youths.
Sharing photos of some youths spotting their new basketball uniforms, Davido informed said that this is just the beginning of many good things to come.
See his posts below;