Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Ayo Aniboye's new album reveals God's assurance to Nigerians

Ajiboye releases new album, tells Nigerians of God’s assurance.
As the day goes by, lovers of gospel music cannot stop to appreciate and expect more from talented musicians.
Recently, a popular gospel artiste, Ayo Ajiboye, added another feather to his cap while spreading the gospel through music by releasing a new album.
Popularly known as “Agba-oye”, he made his first mind touching and excellent debut album in 2011. Ajiboye dropped his second album titled ‘Thanksgiving’ in 2013. His latest album ‘Assurance was unveiled at Yaba Baptist Church, Lagos on December 18, 2016.
It is pertinent to note that Ajiboye’s music cannot be criticised because he has a unique gift as a singer with a difference in composition, thought and vocal.
‘Assurance’, which has six tracks comprising: Assurance, A Mope Wa (We Bring Thanks), I Know He Rescued My Soul, Etobi (God is Great) and so on, tells a powerful, positive stories of the mightiness of God.
Speaking on the title of the album, Ajiboye comments, “I noticed, because of the recession, people are panicking and don’t know what will happen in Nigeria so, this song, ‘Assurance’, is telling them to depend on God’s assurance that He will not forsake them. God assured me that nothing bad will happen.”
Ajiboye has been doing music from childhood, but went into music professionally over 15 years ago.
Speaking on the genre of his music, he said a gospel artiste has no limitation when it comes to singing. “I am more of traditional and inspirational artiste. Sometimes, I do Juju, Apala, Fuji and Rock and Roll. Most times, I receive my songs through dreams, and sometimes, from my environment.”
In the same vein, his father, Mr. Remi Ajiboye said, “I thank God for the life of my son that he is growing musically. I am a musician and I sing alto. When Ayo was a child, I used to take him along during our trips to different parts of Nigeria to perform when I was a part of a music group.”
A renowned visual artist, Mr. Idowu Sonaya, also Assistant Church Secretary who worships in the same church with Ayo, said the launching of Ayo’s latest album received tremendous support from Yaba Baptist Church, Lagos, because Ayo has been useful and selfless in serving God in the church. In the same vein, Deacon Shola Ibikunle, the church’s secretary, described him as a strong pillar in the church. “He plays many instruments and leads a formidable team in the music ministry of the church. His music can lead one to meditation and interaction with God.”
According to Deacon Abiodun Ajiboye,  Ayo’s song ministers to everyone.
Ajiboye studied Computer Science from Lagos State University. Aside music, he is also into fashion designing.

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