Fresh from Nigerian Idol triumph, Kingdom bags scholarship

Gov. Diri Names Him Youth Ambassador

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Fresh from winning Nigerian Idol season 6, Kingdom Kroseide has bagged a scholarship from the Bayelsa state government.

Governor Douye Diri made the announcement when he received Kingdom and his team at the Government House, Yenagoa.

He said the government would henceforth bear the responsibility of the 24-year-old talented singer’s education at the Federal University, Otuoke, where he is a student and up to a Master degree level if he so desire.

In appreciation of the honour you have brought to the state, I hereby announce that you are on the scholarship of the Bayelsa State Government. As you finish your first degree and if you proceed for a Master degree, the scholarship would also cover your programme. You are also appointed as an ambassador of the youths of Bayelsa State,” he announced.

Let me use this opportunity to call on youths of Bayelsa State to see Mr. Timi Kingdom Kroseide as a role model; as one who out of hard work and the grace of God has brought honour to the state. I am sure that putting yourselves in legitimate careers, you would bring honour not only to yourselves but also to your state and country.”


He also urged the relevant ministries and agencies to put modalities in place to establish a music school that would harness the musical talents that abound in the state.

Earlier, Kingdom  attributed his success to the grace of God and hard work.

He thanked the state government, Bayelsans and Nigerians for their support that enabled him win the contest.

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