Award-winning  Nigerian singer, David Adeleke who is also known as Davido has announced that he has decided to postpone his tour of the United States of America to complete the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme.

The 25-year-old singer completed his NYSC registration on August 29, 2018, after which he travelled out of Nigeria to prepare for his U.S. tour. His decision to leave the NYSC camp just a day his registration sparked a controversy on various social media among Nigerian youths and many of his fans as many of them expected him to do better than just abandoned NYSC like its meaningless.

However, yesterday, Davido took to his Instagram handle @Davidoofficial to announce and explain that he has decided to cancel and postpone his music tour in the U.S. to concentrate on serving Nigeria in the NYSC scheme.

He wrote;

“Due to scheduling conflicts and National Youth Service Corps commitments in Nigeria, the remaining date for the `Davido Locked Up Tour’ has been cancelled. “Refunds will be made available at point of purchase. Davido and his team are working hard to reschedule all dates plus add new dates in the near future.”

“I love you guys and see you soon. Houston, Dallas, L.A and San Francisco will be giving you all the new dates soon. “I apologise to all my fans, but duty calls! Shout out to all the fans who sold out each City so far.OBO,’’

The NYSC scheme is an obligatory program for all graduates of higher institutions in Nigeria. Initially, it came as a surprise when the singer who graduated from Babcock University in Ogun State in 2015, with a degree in music announced that he is currently registering for NYSC in Lagos, Nigeria.

The 25-year-old singer joined thousands of young graduates to register for the programme and was applauded by many for taking the step to serve his fatherland.

However, after completing his NYSC registration on August 29, 2018, the singer left the Lagos Orientation Camp in preparation for his U.S. tour. Davido is a member of the 2018 Batch B, whose orientation programme is scheduled to end on Monday, September 17, 2018.

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