Renowned Nigerian music legend, Inocent Idibia well known as 2Baba has been given the special recognition award at the 6th All Africa Musical Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday night  at the Convention Centre, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Another recognised music star who also clinched the award was Congolese veteran musician, Awilo Longomba.

The contribution of the music icons towards the development of music in Africa is the reason they were honoured by the organisers.

During the awards ceremony,  winners emerged from 36 categories  which includes the  Continental and Regional.

While the Regional Category celebrates the outstanding achievements of African artistes within their specific region of origin, the Continental Category rewards African artistes in various music genres and forms

Dressed in black typical African attire well known as Agbada, the music Icon appreciated the organisers of the award ceremony and his fans for standing by him.