Ace musician 2face Idibia alongside his wife Annie Idibia were on Wednesday hosted to a lavish welcome by the Ooni Of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi in the palace of the royal father.
A video posted on the official Instagram page of the Ooni of Ife’s showcased the visit of the musician and the king’s elation in receiving them .
Congratulating him on the award bestowed on him at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Oba Ogunwusi wrote,
“It is indeed a great pleasure to receive TuFace, the peace ambassador to the throne of Oduduwa and his adorable wife, Annie Idibia.
“I thank God for your giant strides in life so far, especially the fellowship award given to Tuface by the department of Music from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU); Congratulations!!!” he wrote.
The Ooni also announced that he has given 2Face Idibia a new name ‘Tubobo’ which according to him was because of his never-aging look.
“You are now also TuBobo; Annie, please don’t get angry about the new name I just gave your husband, it is because he looks much younger every passing day… I bid you greater successes in life. #OoniofIfe #Otisese,” he said.
The 43 year-old Singer, who is also a songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur had earlier been conferred with the award of the Fellow of the school of music by the Department of Music, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.
The music icon, who has stayed relevant in the Afro-pop scene for two decades and one of the most decorated and successful Afro pop artists in Africa was honoured at Igbinedion University in 2016.
He is a recipient of several awards including five Headies Awards (Hip-hop award), four Channel O Music Awards, BET Award, MOBO Award, Kora Award, MTV Europe Music Award, World Music Award.
He has released several albums including; Face 2 Face, Grass to Grace, The Unstoppable, Away and Beyond, The Ascension.