Renowned music producer and scriptwriter who’s also true son of Ekiti State, Babatope Temidayo, popularly known as Puffy T paid a courtesy visit to the State and his first point of call is Ekiti State Council for Arts and Culture where he was hosted by the indefatigable DG, Ambassador Wale Ojo Lanre.
Puffy T whose evergreen production, Yahoozee by Olu Maintain still speaks volumes has commended Governor Kayode Fayemi for creating policies which lure Ekiti in Diaspora home.
He described Governor Fayemi as a messiah who God sent to redeem the image of Ekiti State and salvage the youth from committing class suicide.
Puffy T disclosed ‘ To confess to you, as an artistic mind and an Ido lle born Lagos based person, Gov Fayemi’s cultural policy and the conducive atmosphere prevailing in Ekiti which is his handiwork endeared me to the state ”
A songwriter cum producer also with the vision of discovering young talents and develop them to the maximum potential expressed that ” Governor John Kayode Fayemi has given me reasons to always visit home because of the strides he is taking to ensure that Ekiti State becomes a beehive of Socio-Cultural entertainment hub.
He expressed his readiness to partner with the state government and the Ekiti State Council for Arts and Culture to promote our artists that are upcoming, those that have made their mark but still need to go higher and the ones that need to discover their full potentials.
In his remarks, the Director-General, Ekiti State Council for Arts and Culture, Amb. Wale Ojo-Lanre welcomed Babatope Temidayo home. ” This is home, Ekiti State is happy to have you and we are also proud of the good representation you are giving to the state.”
Amb. Wale Ojo-Lanre reiterated the efforts of the JKF2 administration at rejuvenating Ekiti State cultural heritage and will welcome anyone who is passionate and ready to be the change agent of the cultural revolution.
The DG informed Puffy T of the upcoming events, that are scheduled to hold later this year; EKIFEST 2019, and All Ekiti Stars night .