Music

YEMI ALADE DENIED CANADIAN VISA FOR AN EVENT.


Singer Yemi Alade has been denied a visa to perform in Canada over fears she might not leave the country
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According to Le Devoir, the French-language newspaper published in Montreal and distributed in Quebec and throughout Canada, reports that the songstress will be unable to perform at a festival’s final closing concert
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The 33-year-old star is said to be one of the headliners of the Festival international Nuits d’Afrique. Commenting on the development, Suzanne Rousseau, the festival co-founder, said the visa denial was due to “financial reasons, and for fears that the group wouldn’t leave Canada
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She also lamented that the process of applying for a visitor’s visa has been difficult for “at least five years
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Finally, we got an answer saying the musicians were refused, saying they have to guarantee that they have enough financial means that will make them go back to their country,” she said

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