Recently, music was used to sensitize youth and little children on the importance of protecting the environment against all forms of threat related to global warming, desertification and how climate changes contribute to the emergences of new diseases.
Speaking during a street-show-campaign in Kaduna, the organiser and team leader of the band called ‘Tranquillity peace lyrics’, Usman Gashash, pointed out that music is the most powerful tolls in educating Millions of youth about climate change.
According to him, people, especially young ones, love listening and watching beautiful songs, dance and their melodies through live concert or listening to music through their cell-phones at home.
Usman who is just 11 years old, said music is the greatest creation of man, which touches the soul and also helps man to sympathetically manifest unspoken desire and humanity in him.
“The effect of music in man is what that separated him from other animals.
“And indeed due to the high effect of music in the life of human being, it is capable of breaking boundaries to unit people from different background and cultural heritage.
“music is the best way to educate children’s about climate change in Africa, and am hoping that in the near-by future to organize international Tuareg traditional musical concert, which is going to address all challenges confronting our Sahara, Forestry and how every citizen can contribute his own quota in the daily battled against Climate change that is forcing rural to urban migration”
According to him, music can best be described as wonderful force that is capable of bonding people together and instituting international brotherhood, love as well as peace, also using music could be the best option to captured the heart of the young once and passed the message of climate change .
He said, due to the power of music in the heart and bone marrow of human being, it can draw millions of people from different parts of the world and uplift them emotionally, and using music can be one of the easiest ways to educate millions of Nigerian youth including the adult about climate change, its impact on agriculture, health, economic, etc.
“Musicians play a major role in making or destroying society according to the message they disseminate to the public through their songs.
Many Climate song was sang across the globe with the aims of informing the general public on the danger of climate change in African countries,but as for me,am using my guiter to sing a song on climate change and how youth and little children in Africa can also support the fight against climate change in our societies”