Atiku Abubakar former Vice President of Nigeria and Senator Shehu Sani , have both congratulated Burna Boy and Wizkid for winning their first Grammy Awards.
In a tweet, Atiku wrote: “Congrats @BurnaBoy! #Grammys
“I am delighted and proud as a Nigerian at Wizkid’s Grammy win. Wizkid is an epitome of the talent that abounds in Nigeria. Congrats @wizkidayo.”
On his part, former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani pointed out the significance of Nigerians winning the Grammy awards.
Sani said the victory by Wizkid and Burna boy was an indication that Africa had come of age.
“Congratulations to @burnaboy and @wizkidayo for the #GRAMMYs; Africa has come of age #grammys2021!,” he tweeted.
Recall that Burna boy won the award for the Best Global Music Album ‘Twice as Tall’.
Top Nigerian singer, Davido, has also reacted to the great news of Nigerian artists outing at the Grammy Awards event in Los Angeles. Davido tweeted :
“Whichever way you look at it, this is a victory for Nigeria for the culture and for my people ! Congrats to our winners! Tule Naija! Flag of Nigeria #Grammys #foreverchoke”