Ernest Augustine Effiong known on stage as “Leki” is an Afro Fusion singer originally from Akwa Ibom state in Nigeria west Africa. The stage name ” Leki” was birthed out of his then nickname “lektura (lecturer) in high school, his friends shortened it in the University to Leki and that’s how the name stuck.
Born on the 6th of January 1993, “leki” is the first born of two siblings with a Christian background. He started his career at very tender age though his parents were not in total support of his choice of dreams and aspirations in life but with consistency, he was able to make them believe in his potentials.
From 2001 to 2004 he attended Cardinal Ekandem Serminary and St Mary’s senior Science college Abak from 2005 to 2008 all in Akwa Ibom state Nigeria.
From 2010 to 2013, Leki was a student of University of uyo also in Nigeria, he then moved to Ghana to further his tertiary education at the sikkim manipal university college in Accra, Ghana From 2013 to 2016, he graduated with Bachelor of arts in mass communication and Journalism.
He had started uploading his tracks online from 2011 during his university days where he performed on at various events which included shows organized by the university among others.
He is fluent in English, Nigerian Pidgin and Efik/Ibibio.
In October 2017 leki was signed unto VNation music for an 8 year duration for Distribution, Production and Marketing of his brand..