•Meet This Handsome Visually Impaired Young Man Who Is An Award Winning Singer & Multi Instrumentalist
|By: Divinelove Udorji|
In a society were individuals with visual impairment which is commonly referred to as blindness are often regarded as been of no use and are left to resort into begging for arms to survive. But for this young man, despite been born with this disability has found a way of turning things around for himself and has turned his disability into an ability.
Emmanuel Daniel Buzabeye, popularly known as 'Edaniels' is a visually impaired singer, song writer, drummer, saxophonist and guitarist whose songs has toured the length and breath of Nigeria and beyond. Speaking extensively to Divinelove Udorji, Edaniels made some thrilling revelations about himself and his career.
Born on the 10th of September, 1992 into the family of Mr & Mrs Daniel Buzabeye and the fourth of five children. Edaniels hails from Dikko in Gurara local government area in Niger State Nigeria. He attended Government Secondary School Kwali, where he graduated in 2012. He then proceeded to school of The Visually Impaired Federal College of Education Zuba Abuja where he was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Students (FCS) choir. In his quest for more knowledge, Edaniels applied into Nasarawa State University and luckily got admitted into the school but sadly couldn't continue with the admission process due to some logistic issues from the school.
Edaniels has worked with numerous popular music artistes such as Solomon Lange, Kenny Kore, Nosa etc. Edaniels is also the winner of Abuja Gospel Voice Contest 2014, winning for himself a brand new car and a recording contract. When asked how he manages to learn musical instruments and chat on social media? Here is what he said;
"I think God has given me the grace, whatever I touch works for me, though have been guided by individuals but am a self thought instrumentalist. I think I discovered it early enough. Cos I started playing guitar at the age of 6-7".
"And for my media or social life, I use phones that have a talk back capability. Whatever a person sends, it reads then I reply". He said
Inspite of his visual impairment, Edaniels also revealed that he does a lot of difficult tasks all by himself without help such as ironing, washing and fetching water from the well. He also revealed that been visually impaired is not an excuse to fail, as he plans to achieve greater heights in music, complete his education, build his career and be an icon to people who feel or think they are disadvantaged.
"I think what I will say to people like me and to those that wants to be like me is; first trust and believe in God and they should know there is no limit and boundaries to what ever they want to achieve with God on their side". He added
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