OH AFRICA BY NEOCYRIL (Lyrics)

OH AFRICA BY NEOCYRIL (Lyrics)

Intro instrumentals (17 seconds)

Intro

Aaaaah! Aaah!!! This is neocyril… awakening the consciousness of the African conscience..

No more prison my people… But remember… Muscular is nothing without cardiovascular… hmmm English…

Africa! Take Over..

Oya oya oya oya..

Chorus:

Oh… Oh Africa… Nigeria… forever… (Tell me where we dey go) Oh… Oh Africa… Nigeria… Forever (Donald Duke go finish … Joke Silva go finish eh… Linda Ikeji.. Maraji)

Verse One:

Where we dey go… where we dey go now..

If we don’t have a vision… we can never have a mission..

Where we dey… yea… where we dey go now

Give us a reason… and we’ll give you a meaning…

Tafawa Balewa e start.. E try dem no let am finish

Mobutu e start… that one no plan to finish…

The tailor come start… e tear cloth e no sew am finish…

Some start before them say if them come back dem go finish e ooo

 

Maybe Dele Giwa for finish… ha!

But them no let am start…

Maybe Saro Wiwa for finish… we’ll never know

MKO Abiola for finish…hmmm… But dem no give am chance…

Now it’s time to finish… we no go diminish…

 

Mike Adenuga go finish

Tony Elumelu go finish eh

Aliko Dangote go finish

Strive Masiyiwa go finish

Mo Ibrahim go finish

Femi Otedola go finish o

Alibaba go finish

Patrick Utomi

Igho Sanomi

 

Chorus/Bridge:

 

Africa standing ovation

Riches too many to mention

Oyinbo go buy our garri

Wey Ndidi Nwuneli

Femi Kuti…. Kemi Adetiba

Duro Olowu

Dele Momodu o

Fela Durotoye o

There would be a brighter day

 

Verse Two:

 

God is blessing us with leaders… that will make us all proud…

So we can say… I’m African so loud…

Mo Abudu go finish… Salha Kaitesi go finish… eeyeh eeyeh

Koki Mutungi… Liya Kebede

 

Kanu Nwankwo… Samuel Eto… Ikechi Uko… Wole Oni o

Patrice and Precious Motsepe… Chimamanda Adichie

Yasmin Belo Osagie…. Heeello TY Bello o

Angelique Kidjo… Trevor Noah go finish

 

Folorunsho Alakija-Oya

Ibukun Awosika-Oya

Uju Ifejika…

AY… ASA go finish…

Adebola Williams go finish

Mitchel Elegbe go finish

Toyin Subair go finish

Mamodu Toure go finish

Paul kagame go finish

George Oppong Weah go finish

Didier Drogba…

Olatokunbo Amosu go finish…

 

Bridge:

 

Let my heart do the thinking…

Let my hands do the writing…

Let my mouth do the singing…

Let me sing my song…

It is what I’m living for…

Africa please be strong… things won’t be wrong for long…

Cos…

I’ll be there for you… I believe in you

I’ll be there for you… Africa… Nigeria

I’ll write more songs for you… Songs that are true

I’ll stay alive for you

I’ll keep off drugs for you

Oh Africa…. Ooooh

 

Drum Interlude:

Bongolo Kenewendo

Anthony Joshua go finish

Neocyril may you be strong

Helena Ndume may your days be long

Yvonne Mburu you won’t be wrong…

One Africa… many tongues….

 

Refrain:

 

Morocco… Ethiopia… Liberia… Somalia eh..

Na wetin dey… Make we just dey march am dey go… dey march am dey go say…

Saotome & Principe… Uganda… Rwanda

Keep the fire burning… let’s keep the fire burning… ooooh

Sierra Leone… DR Congo… Botswana… Namibia

The vision is growing… the dreams keeps on coming…

Egypt and Kenya… Zimbabwe and Libya aaahhh

Mauritius and Ghana… South Africa… Okokomaiko

Seychelles Madagascar… All of Africa… Algeria

Tunisia…Angola… Senegal… Mali oooh

Where we dey go…. Tell me where we dey go oh…

Where we dey go- where we dey go… where we dey go say..

Lesotho… Togo… Burundi… Malawi… Ivory Coast

We’re not giving up now……

Adeyeye ogunwusi o… Africa it’s time to see oooh

Nothing wey dey fall from up wey ground e no fit carry …..