On Monday the congratulatory message was issued in a statement by the Senior Special Adviser to the president on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu
“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.
The President also congratulated Wizkid who emerged as a joint winner of the Grammy Awards in a different category.
President Buhari acknowledged 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.
Further more, the President also noted that the record breaking musical achievements are a recognition of the Nigerian creative talents and the awards will open doors to other aspiring citizens.