Ade Bantu Singer meets German President Joachim Gauck

Ade Bantu meets German president Joachim Gauck and wife at Freedom Park.

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Ade Bantu with President of Germany Joachim Gauck play

Ade Bantu with President of Germany Joachim Gauck

(Taiwo Olusola Johnson)
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This week Nigerian-German artiste Bantu, 44, met the German president Joachim Gauck, 76 and his wife Daniela Schadt when they paid an official visit to Freedom Park in Lagos.

Freedom Park was a former colonial prison that is now the venue of Afropolitan Vibes concert series which holds monthly. It has now grown to become the most popular live music show in Lagos and has featured several international bands and singers.

Ade Bantu, President of Germany Joachim Gauck at Afropolitan Vibes play

Ade Bantu, President of Germany Joachim Gauck at Afropolitan Vibes

(Taiwo Olusola Johnson)

 

Bantu and Joachim Gauck spoke about the achievements of Afropolitan Vibes since it began in 2013. During the conversation they spoke about Bantu's visit to Berlin with his band.

Ade Bantu and his band performed at the annual Citizens Party of the President at his official residence in Berlin, Germany in September 2016.

Read: Watch Ade Bantu perform 'Oya, Oya' in Berlin

Ade Bantu meets President of Germany Joachim Gauck play

Ade Bantu meets President of Germany Joachim Gauck

(Afropolitan Vibes )

 

Bantu expressed his happiness that President Gauck has joined the Afropolitan Vibes movement. The German President also held a copy of the Afropolitan Vibes magazine.

Ade Bantu with the president of Germany Joachim Gauck play

Ade Bantu with the president of Germany Joachim Gauck

(Afropolitan Vibes)

 

President Joachim Gauck visited the Governor of Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday, January 8, 2016.

Ade Bantu was born in Wembley, England to a German mother and Nigerian father.

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