The super star Nigerian singer, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, professionally known as Burna Boy said the honour river state governor bestowed upon him and his entire family and team worth more than winning Grammy Award
On Saturday March 26, Gorvernor Nyesome Wike of River state hosted the award winning singer, his parent and entire management team at government house at port Harcourt, the river state capital
Wike congratulate him of his recent attainment and honour he successfully brought to the people of the state and the entire Nigeria for winning an award from one of the most popular and most prestigious awarding body
The governor said the river state is very proud of him and promised to support Burna boy in anyway he can
Wike also narrate how people of river state went on jubilation as the news breaks that Burna boy emerge winner for the Best Global Music Album category with his Twice As Tall album at the 63rd Grammy Awards.
Governor Wike said
“There is no Rivers person that will say he or she is not happy with the kind of pride you’ve brought us. I am very happy and I can tell you, whatever you think we can do to promote you, we will continue to do it.”
“You’ve done us proud and we owe you a duty to show you love. Wherever you are, your people appreciate you. “
Meanwhile, Burna boy also express his excitements and told the Governor that he was deeply grateful and feel honoured for the incredible and humble reception conferred by the river state governor
“I really appreciate being here. This is probably the biggest honour that will be bestowed on me since I was born.”
“It is one thing to win the Grammy and to be applauded everywhere else in the world and another thing to be loved in your own home and that to me is worth more than anything I can get. So I appreciate you my Governor for taking your time out to do this.”
Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, rapper, and dancer. He is one of the biggest and most successful African artists who rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E.
He won the Grammy Award on his second nomination, as he loses the earlier award to the music legend Angelique Kidjo in the 62nd Grammy Awards.