Monday, 8 March 2021

IWD2021: C'River Musician releases new single dedicated to Betta for Edu

March 8 is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality.

As the world celebrates this year's Women's Day with the theme, "Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world" which focuses on Women who stand at the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, as health care workers, caregivers, innovators, community organizers and as some of the most exemplary and effective national leaders in combating the pandemic, a young Cross River born Afro beat cum R&B singer, Maria Idoko drop  single dedicated to the Commissioner for Health, Cross River State, Dr. Betta Edu whom she calls her mentor.

According to Maria, Edu has been a voice not just to young girls of Cross River origin but to women and Cross Riverians indeed. Her dedication to duty which has rapidly shot her through the rungs of leadership is unprecedented. 

Maria who goes by the stage name, Mari B informed TDN that she's crazy about super women, she loves celebrating women who have distinguished themselves and are not just occupying enviable positions, but used it to empower others. 

In her song titled "Super Betta" Mari B said the way and manner Edu fought Covid-19 which had ravaged the world was second to none, according to her lyrics, Betta transformed Corona to Range Rover. Which could mean that what was supposed to be a defeating situation to Betta was rather turned to her uplifting. 

Watch the master piece here: 

Betta Edu is the current Commissioner for Health Cross River State after pioneering the Cross River State Primary Healthcare Development Agency as it's Director General. Aside many things she's also the Chairman of  Forum of Commissioners For Health in Nigeria.

Her name is indeed a household name in Cross River as she has printed her name in gold in the hearts of many.

Truly Edu deserves to be celebrated. Therefore we at TDN join the rest of the world and Mari B in wishing Dr. Betta Edu a happy women's Day 2021

You can download Mari B's master piece here