Nigerian singer, D'Banj's activities in joining forces with international stars to see to the end of poverty in Africa as well as promoting agriculture, has earned him thumbs up from the president of World Bank, Jim Young Kim.

According to the banking guru’s post on Facebook, Yong Kim commended the singer for his activities in using his star power to bring attention to serious development issues in Africa such as investment in Agriculture and ending poverty.

In the words of Yong Kim, ‘I had the pleasure of meeting D’banj last month and seeing him perform. I’m thrilled he is the first artists to take part in our new Music4Dev series encouraging global artist to raise awareness about poverty and related issues.'

The singer was one of the numerous international stars that performed at the Music4Dev series that kicked off in the United States of America few months back.