Buhari congratulates Nigerian Afrobeats Stars Burna Boy, Wizkid



President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigerian music star Damini Ogulu, known as Burna Boy, whose entry won the “Best Music Album” category in the 2021 Grammy awards’’.

The president’s congratulatory message is contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Monday.

He noted that Burna Boy had made notable contributions in the field of music which the world has come to recognise.

“Congratulations to Burna Boy on conferred the 2021 Grammy, the world’s most prestigious musical awards.

“He has made notable contributions in the field of music which have glory to Nigerians at home and abroad. We are proud of his path-breaking achievements,” he said.

The president also congratulated Wizkid who emerged as a joint winner of the Grammy Awards in a different category.

He acknowledged the efforts of forerunners like King Sunny Ade and Femi Kuti whose creative exertions earned them Grammy nominations, paved the and Nigerian music to reckoning.

According to the president, the record breaking musical achievements are of the Nigerian creative talents and the awards will open doors to other aspiring citizens. ()