Asa Performs ‘Fire On The Mountain’ At NNPC Relaunch (Video)


Nigerian recording artiste, Asa whose real name is Bukola Elemide on Tuesday, July 19 got netizens talking after she performed her iconic single, ‘Fire on the mountain‘ at the relaunch of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited.

The event had numerous elites and dignitaries at the event, including, president Muhammadu Buhari who officially launched the new project.

Buhari, who was accompanied by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila among other dignitaries at the State House Conference Centre in Abuja, described the NNPC Limited as the largest national oil company in Africa.

He mentioned that the new enterprise would also support sustainable growth across other sectors of the economy as it delivers energy to the world.

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The President, therefore, assured stakeholders in the industry that Africa’s largest NOC will adhere to its fundamental corporate values of Integrity, Excellence and Sustainability while operating as a commercial, independent and viable NOC at par with its peers around the world.

He added that the company would focus on becoming a dynamic global energy company of choice to deliver energy for today, for tomorrow, and for the day days after tomorrow.

Asa Steals Show With ‘Fire On The Mountain’ Performance

Despite the presence of some of the notable figures in the country, Asa sang the politically-themed song off her 2007 eponymous debut studio album.

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Aside from the hugely popular “fire on the mountain”, the multi-instrumentalist also sang “IDG” at the event.

Watch her performance below.

The singer’s choice of song at the event has stirred reactions from Nigerians on social media.

Read what Nigerians have to say about her performance below.

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