Over a decade after enrolling at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana, singer, Tosin Ajibade, popularly known as Mr Eazi, has kicked off an African tour of relevant technology bodies. This is after the singer and entrepreneur had announced his plans to enter into a partnership with some ‘expert friends’ to start a functional digital bank for Africans in the Diaspora.
Eazi also paid a visit to the Rwanda Development Board to explore business and investment opportunities in the East African country. This comes after his recent travels to Sierra Leone and Benin Republic.
According to a post by the board, the singer is particularly interested in Rwanda’s creative, e-payments and gaming sectors. He was welcomed by the Chief Tourism and Conservation Officer, Belise Kariza, and the Division Manager, Investment Promotion and Export Marketing, Philip Lucky.
In a statement sent to Sunday Scoop, it was stated that the emPawa Africa honcho also visited Rwanda Finance Limited, where he met with the Chief Executive Officer, Nick Barigye, and the National Bank of Rwanda where he was hosted by the Director of Payment Services, John Karamuka.
Ajibade was also said to have met with the Rwandan Minister for ICT and Innovation, Paula Ingabire. Even as he visited the African Leadership University at the Kigali Innovation City.
Over the years, Mr Eazi has explored his entrepreneurial side by starting a series of ventures. One of his notable projects is Empawa Africa— a talent incubator that worked with acts such as Joeboy, DJ Neptune, J Derobie and King Promise.