Akon Finally Unveils Architecture For Futuristic City In Senegal (Video)
Akon Finally Unveils Architecture For Futuristic City In Senegal in the long-announced project which seeks to build a ‘Wakanda-like’ futuristic city in Senegal.
Multi-award-winning Artiste Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam, known mononymously as Akon Unveils Architecture For $6bn ‘Futuristic’ City In Senegal.
The 47 year old Singer has started his long-announced project which seeks to build a ‘Wakanda-like’ futuristic city in Senegal.
Akon recently unleashes the project with a video of its architectural design. Prior to this, the 47 year old had finalised agreement towards the construction of the city in January.
“We’re looking at Akon city to become the beginning of Africa’s future,” CNN quoted him as saying at an event attended by Alioune Sarr, Senegal’s tourism minister, and other government officials.
“Our idea is to build a futuristic city that incorporates all the latest technologies, cryptocurrencies, and also the future of how African society should become in the future.”
It was gathered that it will be a five-minute drive from the country’s international airport and that the singer had been gifted 2,000 acres of land by Senegalese President Macky Sall for the project.
Akon also said he has raised part of the $6 billion required to do so through unnamed investors, adding that he hopes to make Senegal the go-to tourist destination in Africa with his Akon city.
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