President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Afrobeat crooner, Tems for putting Nigeria in the spotlight after she won the ‘Best Melodic Rap Performance’ category in the 2023 Grammy awards.
The President also praised Burna Boy for pursuing his passion with zeal and for creatively revolutionizing global entertainment.
The message of congratulations was contained in a statement issued on Monday by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity.
“President Muhammadu Buhari joins fans and lovers of Nigerian music all over the world in celebrating new heights of recognition and appreciation as Afrobeat crooner, Tems, wins “‘Best Melodic Rap Performance” category at the Grammy Award
President Buhari extols Tems, Temilade Openiyi, for showcasing her talent to the world, with dedication and hard work, which, again, has placed Nigeria in the spotlight for excellence
The President lauds all Nigerian nominees for this year’s Grammy, including Burna Boy, for pursuing their passion with vigour and continuously reinventing global entertainment, with creativity.
“President Buhari thanks the creative industry, particularly managers, producers, and directors, for encouraging talents, like Tems, who have taken Nigeria’s culture and tourism to the world, further displaying the resourcefulness and potential of a great nation.”