President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday congratulated renowned hip-hop artistes, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (WizKid) and David Adedeji Adeleke (Davido), on their awards at the Music of Black Origin.
A tweet by the presidency reads: “President @MBuhari congratulates @wizkidayo and @iam_Davido on their big wins at the @MOBOAwards. The President joins their teeming fans in Nigeria and across the world in celebrating the highly-deserved recognition.”
A statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina further praised the singers for taking Nigeria’s culture to the world.
The statement read in part, “The President affirms that both singers have showcased the rich talents in the country, and brought pride to the nation through their many songs and performances, commending their dedication, hard work and charity works.