Sir Wilker Jackson
Sir Wilker Jackson is music artist from Akwa Ibom State. With a focus on high life music and years of experience in the music industry, Sir Wilker is the top artist in the state of Akwa Ibom. Many people are perpetually perplexed by his genuine name and the reason for this is not far-fetched as not much information about him is available on the internet. Here are some critical details about him that you should be aware of.
Godwin Jackson Akpan, a.k.a. Sir Wilker Jackson, was born on February 22, 1967. He is an Akwa Ibom State native and comes from Mbak Akpan Ekpenyong in the Etoi Clan, Uyo Local Goverment Area. He is married to Glory Godwin Jackson and lives with his wife and three sons.
The Uyo-born music legend and HighLife king reportedly began his musical career in 1990, according to the 2020 Akwa Ibom Celebrate Series. He later joined the Dove Band, which was run by Mr. Patrick Udoh, the late Rasman Maxwell Udo’s brother.
Sir Wilker Jackson proceeded to further develop his skills under the great Ette Ntia as a vocalist in his Ette Ntia and the Eastern Sensation Band after having received some voice instruction and learned the fundamentals of music while performing with the Dove Band ensemble.
In 2001, Sir Wilker Jackson issued his debut song collection, titled “Mkpö Urua Mma.” This CD quickly sold out since it was so well-liked both inside and outside of Akwa Ibom State.
The iconic performer rose to fame in 2010 after releasing the smash album “Like Play Like Play, Sir Wilker Becomes Number One.” The record not only made him a living legend, but it also garnered him a plethora of honours.
In his musical activities, he has received up to 40 accolades for his high-live Ibibio music tracks. Sir Wilker Jackson will always be at the top of the list when Akwa Ibom musicians are referenced in the Akwa Ibom State music business.