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Monday, March 15, 2021

Grammy Awards: Buhari Hails Afrobeat Stars, Burna Boy, Wizkid

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

President Buhari said Burna Boy had made notable contributions in the field of music which the world has now recognised.

"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,” he said.

In a release by Garba Shehu, Senior  Special Assistant to the President
(Media & Publicity), Buhari also congratulated Wizkid who emerged as a joint winner of the Grammy Awards in a different category.

He also  acknowledges 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 were a recognition of the Nigerian creative talents, expressing the confidence that   the awards would open doors to other aspiring citizens.
 

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