The federal government of Nigeria has joined the list of people to congratulate music stars, Burna Boy and Wizkid on their first Grammy win.
The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed in a series of tweets shared by @FMICNogeria congratulated the singer’s adding that it is a well deserved recognition.
According to the Minister, the award represent a global endorsement for the Afrobeats genre of music that has propelled Nigeria’s increasing dominance of the music world.
Lai also expressed hope that the biggest win of the musicians yet would spur them to greater heights as well as serve as a source of inspiration for others.
Excerpt for the tweet read:
“The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has congratulated music stars Burna Boy and Whizkid over their Grammy Award victories. He said the awards also represented a global endorsement for the Afrobeat genre of music that has propelled Nigeria’s increasing dominance of the music world.”
View the tweets below: