The expansive auditorium of the Royal Bay event centre Okitipupa was filled to capacity with an array of eminent personalities from all walks of life. The guests were in snow white outfit, which confirmed that the dress code for the event was an all white affair. On the dais were members of Demola Suzi Music World International spotting white apparel leading the band stand was ‘De Suzi’ himself-Prince Ademola Ogunsusi. He spotted a sparkling white designer long sleeve top and a pair of red trousers.
De Suzi as he is popularly known was at his best as he did the stage performance of his hit track ‘Okunkun e ye wa’, which literary means darkness does not befit us. This track had hit the air wave over the last six months as the track has added a new description to the Demola Suzi brand as a Musician as a social activist. The song ‘Okunkun e ye wa’ is a radical appeal to all the concerned authority to hasten to the demand of Ikale/ILaje Communities of Ondo South for the people to have electricity supply again. The musician in this track reeled out all the communities in Ondo South that have not enjoyed electricity supply, arousing the cultural sentiment that it devalues the highly held opinion that well placed ‘royal crowns’ are resident of these communities that have been cut off the national grid.
Reviewing the album was Mopol Commander Olubode Ojajuni, Former Force Spokesperson for Lagos State Command. Ojajuni, a communication expert and police boss described the album as a blend of beautiful rendition which factored a trail of Makousa/sokous. He said Demola Ogunsusi has come a long way in the Music world and his style of music stands him out as first among his equals in Ikale Land, nay Ondo State. Olubode Ojajuni noted in the review of the album that Demola Suzi has not only followed the footpath of musical legends like Crossdale Jubar and Madam Comfort Omoge but he has surpassed them because of how he has adopted the modern musical trend and instrumentals.
The Chairman of the launching, Olorogun Eddy Olafeso while unveiling the album offered special prayers for Demola Suzi. He expressed his desire that he would want De Suzi to emerge on the global limelight as a shining star of music from Ikale. Speaking to OndoEvents on the Sideline of the event was Prince Eni Akinsola, the Chief Press Secretary to the Chief Executive of Ondo State. Eni Akinsola congratulated Demola Suzi for the launching of his new album and saluted his resolve to excel in the music world regardless of the numerous challenges. He encouraged him to continue to blaze the trail in his chosen career. In his own opinion, Chief Thony Medunoye said his resolve to contribute to the growth of the Demola Suzi brand has paid off. He said he knew Demola would go places, thanking God for the success that the young musician has recorded over the years.
Mr. Olumekun Jones, while congratulating Demola Suzi noted that the young maestro has helped the economy of the people of Okitipupa. Jones said what other musicians would give you as their stage fee for your event from Lagos or elsewhere Demola Suzi will give you at an affordable price and the live performance would make your heart merry.
Otunba Sunday Ogayemi described De Suzi as a brother and a friend and an entertainer that he readily associates with. He said De Suzi has made himself a strong brand not only in Ikale Land but across Ondo State and beyond.
The event was a huge success as socialites and well wishers made huge donations at the launching. Prince Ogundeji, Chairman De Choice investments capped the launching by donating one million naira. A major feature of the launching was the special recognition awards given to some dignitaries by Demola Suzi Music World. Among the awardees were Mopol Commander Olubode Ojajuni, Otunba Benson Akindeju….., CEO AKMedia and the M&K relaxation joint as well as Chief Thony Meduoye all for their unquantifiable support over the years for the growth of the Demola Suzi brand.
The newly launched album by Demola Suzi music world is titled ‘lifted and grateful’.The dignitaries at the event included Oloorogun of Idepe Kingdom, Chief. Eddy Olafeso, Chief Mrs. Oladuni Odu, Princess Adetuwo, CSP Bode Ojajuni, CP Abayomi Akeremale (Rtd), Basorun Thony Meduoye, Prince Eni Akinsola, CPS to Ondo State Governor, Otunba Sunday Ogayemi, Hon. Mike Omogbehin, Member House of Representative, Chief Ogundeji, Chairman De choice and many more.
Obas in attendance were HRM, the Ahaba of Ajagba Oba Ademusayo, The Adegun of Ogbaro, HRH Oba Adefemi and Olu of Ijuodo, HRH Oba Festus Olumoyegun.