Grammys: FG Lauds BurnaBoy, Wizkid, Says Award Will Open Opportunities


The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has congratulated music stars Burna Boy and Wizkid over their Grammy Award victories at Sunday night’s ceremony.

In a statement issued in Lagos on Monday, by Segun Ade, the Special Assistant to the President (Media), Office of the Minister of Information, and Culture, Mohammed described the much-deserved awards as fitting rewards for the persistent hardwork of the two ace musicians.

According to him, the awards also represented a global endorsement for the Afrobeat genre of music that has propelled Nigeria’s increasing dominance of the music world.

The minister also expressed the hope that the clinching of the prestigious awards by the two music stars would not only spur them to greater heights, but would also serve as a source of inspiration for artistes.

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