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Former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has congratulated Burna boy and Wizkid for respectively winning and featuring in their first Grammy awards.
Atiku described Wizkid as an epitome of talent that could be found in Nigeria.
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’.
Wizkid won Best music video for ‘Brown Skin Girl’ with Beyoncé.
AFRICA TODAY NEWS, NEW YORK