Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the two Nigerian Grammy Award winners, Burna Boy and Wizkid.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu said in a statement released that the country is proud of their breaking achievement.
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Burna Boy had won the Best Global Music Album category while Wizkid won the Best Music Video for his song with Beyoncé.
The statement reads;
“Congratulations to Burna Boy on being conferred the 2021 Grammy, the world’s most prestigious musical awards. He has made notable contributions in the field of music which have brought glory to Nigerians at home and abroad. We are proud of his path-breaking achievements.“
“The President also congratulates Wizkid who emerged as a joint winner of the Grammy Awards in a different category.
“President Buhari acknowledged the efforts of forerunners like King Sunny Ade and Femi Kuti whose creative exertions earned them Grammy nominations, paved the way and brought Nigerian music to global reckoning.
“The President believes that the record-breaking musical achievements are a recognition of the Nigerian creative talents and the awards will open doors to other aspiring citizens.”
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