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We are proud of you – President Buhari congratulates Wizkid, Burna Boy on winning their first Grammy awards



President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigerian Grammy-winning artistes, Burna Boy and Wizkid for their achievements at the 2021 Grammys.

The music stars snagged their first Grammy awards after winning their respective categories at the award ceremony on Sunday.

Burna Boy emerged winner of the ‘Best Global Music Album’ category for his album ‘Twice As Tall‘ while Wizkid and Beyonce won the ‘Best Music Video’ category for ‘Brown Skin Girl.

Buhari, in a statement his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said he is proud of the singers’ heroics in the global music landscape evidenced by the awards.

“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 statement read.

It added that the “president also congratulates @wizkidayo who emerged as a joint winner of the Grammy Awards in a different category.”

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