The 'Sikadie' hit singer was billed to join Nigerian musicians Iyanya,
Faze, Ice Prince and P-Square to perform at the inauguration in Abuja,
The Ghanaian musician failed to flyto Nigeria to perform at the event
due to what he described as challenges beyond his control.
Barimah Sydney, through a text message, told Hitz Entertainment News
that, "…I am still here in Ghana..they are now arranging how they
are going to lift us to Abuja….so many issues to be cleared …I'm
considering dropping this whole trip…the man who started this whole
move left to the States two nights ago and his rep in Nigeria is
supposed to take over but he is not forthcoming with more information
including payment, so am just confused and stuck here..Currently in a
meeting with a man who wants to help."
He added that, "Currently I'm hereand don't know what will happen
inthe next hour, as I said, some businessman wants to help but things
don't look right, I am awfully sorry I can't talk on air now, the
atmosphere is not too conducive for a radio interview … I am still in
the man's office."
All Progressives Congress (APC), the party of General Mohammadu Buhari
used Barimah Sydney's hit song titled, "Our Money" during their
The song was chosen by Buhari himself, a source said, because he
believes it tells the perfect story of what was happening in Nigeria.
Barimah Sydney disclosed that General Mohammadu Buhari had personally
sent him an invitation to perform on the day of his swearing-in.
According to him, the Nigerian president had also asked Sydney to
compose another song for the inauguration, which the Ghanaian musician
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