Banky W campaigns for his wife Adesua after she was nominated for Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards

Musician turned politician, Banky W, is campaigning for his wife, Adesua Etomi, after she was nominated in the ‘Favorite African Star’ category at the Nickelodeon 2019 Awards. The 37-year-old star solicited support for his wife over other African stars like Stonebwoy, Sauti Sol and IK Osakioduwa via Instagram on Wednesday.

“Congratulations to all my brothers nominated, but pleeeease vote for my wife!!! Lol! Pls use the link in my bio. I’m so proud of @adesuaetomi!!!” he wrote in parts.

Banky W born Oluwabankole Wellington and credited in film as Banky Wellington, is a Nigerian singer, rapper and actor. He was born on 27 March 1981. His singing career began at the age of 8, singing in his church choir. After his Secondary School Education, he got a scholarship to study at a college in Newyork. Banky W has a degree in Engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic institute. While in college, Banky W, came to limelight when he won the Albany Idol competition. Banky W later established the Empire Mates Entertainment(E.M.E.) in order to project his music.

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Banky W’s release in 2003 titled “undeniable” was sold on the internet and from the trunk of cars. The success of his marketing strategy got Fox 23 News New York to cover him and this got him a distribution deal with Trans World; one of North America’s largest music distributors. The song later became one of the top selling independent record, which won Banky W the 2003 R&B/Soul Artist of the Year at the Urban Independent Music Awards.

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In 2005, Banky W ‘s first album titled “Back in the Building” containing the award winning song “My Regret” got him many awards and accolades. On the strength of this award winning single, he won the US Songwriting award in 2006, the Nigerian Entertainment award for the R & B/Soul artist of the year and in 2007, the International single of the Year. In 2008, however, Banky W moved to Nigeria with the aim of promoting African music to the world.

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Banky W is founded the “I am Capable” Scholarship fund which provides tuition, room, and board for indigent undergraduates who met the foundation’s requirement. He is also in the fore front of the Light upNigeria project aimed at achieving steady electricity power supply in Nigeria. He is married to Adesua Etomi. In February of 2017, he asked Adesua Tolulope Oluwaseun Etomi to be his wife. She said Yes.

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