Ace musician, David Adeleke (Davido), was among 2152 Batch “B”, Stream 2 corps members sworn-in at the Lagos State NYSC Orientation Camp, Ipaja on Thursday.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) security personnel had a hard time controlling fellow corps members and NYSC staff rushing to take a glimpse of the popular musician.
He was later smuggled through the crowd into an office for safety.
In a brief chat with newsmen, the young entertainer expressed gladness to be able to partake in the scheme.
“I am a youth and I am delighted to serve my fatherland.
“NYSC is also a leadership development programme and since I will not remain a youth forever, I have to start preparing myself for the future,’’ he said.
He promised to take active part in all the camp activities.
NAN reports that Davido is a 2015 graduate of Music from Babcock University, Ilisan, Ogun State.
He was posted to Lagos for the mandatory one-year NYSC programme. He said he Popular singer, Davido has revealed why he registered for the one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps, NYSC.
Recall that social media was recently abuzz with reactions after the ‘OBO’ crooner shared photos of himself in NYSC uniform after his registration at the Lagos NYSC camp on Tuesday.
The popular artiste again on Thursday caused a stir at the Iyana-Ipaja orientation camp as he drove his white Mercedes Benz GLE 450 marked POLICE PF 413SPY into the camp.
The ‘OBO’ crooner, upon signing his oath of allegiance form, told newsmen at the NYSC camp that he registered for the scheme due to his strong passion for NYSC.
He also promised to adhere to camp rules and regulations.
He said: “As a young age Nigerian, I would not want to miss the opportunity to be part of the service year. I registered for the scheme due to my strong passion for NYSC.”