Lupita’s brother honours dad with Swahili song
Lupita Nyong’o’s brother, Peter Nyong’o, on Tuesday evening led the Stetson Men and Concert Choir, along with student percussionists from the School of Music in performing a Swahili song in honor of his father Prof Anyang’ Nyong’o.
The young Nyong’o, better known as Junior, who is a student at the University, was the soloist of the campus choir which staged a grand performance of a Swahili Christian worship song, Wana Baraka, on the occasion Values Day whose guest speaker was Prof Nyong’o.
The choir wowed the congregation with their proficiency in singing the Swahili song.
The young Nyong’o is best remembered for accompanying his sister to the 2014 Academy Awards, where she won an Oscar for the Best Supporting actress for her performance in the movie 12 Years a Slave.
Each year, Stetson organises speeches, workshops and other events on Values Day to allow students, faculty and staff to focus on the core values of personal growth, intellectual development and global citizenship.
Classes were canceled and offices were closed so the Stetson community could participate in events throughout the day.