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Giving Back through Music: ‘Akiin Shuga’ Raises Awareness about Polio via Performance at AFRIMA 2015




Akinloye Tofowomo, popularly called “Akiin Shuga,” leader of Shuga Band, had polio as a child. As a result, he has made it is life’s mission to spread awareness about the condition through his foundation and music.

As part of this mission, he recently performed  a song titled, “I Can Walk” at All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) which was held in Lagos on November 15,2015. The song is dedicated to  survivors of polio.

Catch the live performance here:

Earlier this year, Tofowomo, who also serves as managing director of Shuga Entertainment and founder of Shuga Limb Foundation,  hosted children with disabilities to celebrate Children’s Day.


  1. Dee4life

    November 26, 2015 at 2:56 pm

    this song has blessed me, I actually cried watching it….. The lyrics is therapeutic! We live in a society that thinks people like us can’t amount to anything. I am a proud survivor too, and am doing well! Thanks for this Akiin

  2. Remie

    November 26, 2015 at 5:15 pm

    Nice song, Inspiring! It appeals to everything to me not just people with polio oo. I can connect with the lyrics!

  3. Ilovebella

    November 26, 2015 at 7:29 pm


  4. Mignon

    November 27, 2015 at 6:08 am

    This got my heart. I had to watch this over and over again. God bless you Akiin Shuga

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