Former Nigeria Vice President Atiku Abubakar. and former lawmaker, Shehu Sani, sent congratulatory messages to Wizkid and Burnaboy after they both cling to the Grammy awards.
Atiku, while reacting to the win of both Afrobeat geniuses, says Wizkid is an example of the talent that could be found in Nigeria.
He tweeted, Atiku wrote: “Congrats @BurnaBoy! #Grammys
“I am delighted and proud as a Nigerian at Wizkid’s Grammy win. Wizkid is the epitome of the talent that abounds in Nigeria. Congrats @wizkidayo.”
Former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani in his reaction, explained the significance of Nigerian artists winning the Grammy awards.
According to Sani, the win of Wizkid and Burnaboy at the 2021 Grammy awards shows that Nigeria has come of age.
“Congratulations to @burnaboy and @wizkidayo for the #GRAMMYs; Africa has come of age #grammys2021!,” he tweeted.
Recall that it was reported that Burna boys’ ‘Twice as Tall’ album won the Best Global Music Album.
Wizkid won Best music video for ‘Brown Skin Girl’ with Beyoncé.
The ‘Made In Lagos’ crooner, Wizkid, won Best music video for his appearance in ‘Brown Skin Girl.