Buhari Celebrates Tems For Winning Grammy Award

President hails other nominees for impacting global music

President Muhammadu Buhari has praised Afrobeat star, Temilade Openiyi, (Tems), for winning this year’s “Best Melodic Rap Performance” at the Grammys.

In a statement yesterday in Abuja by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, Buhari hailed  other nominees for the awards, including Damini Ogulu (Burna Boy).

“President Muhammadu Buhari joins fans and lovers of Nigerian music in celebrating new heights of recognition and appreciation as Afrobeat crooner, Tems, wins ‘Best Melodic Rap Performance’ category at Grammy Awards.

“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 hails Nigerian nominees for this year’s Grammy, including Burna Boy, for pursuing their passion with vigour and reinventing global entertainment with creativity.

“President Buhari thanks the creative industry, managers, producers and directors, for encouraging talents like Tems, who have taken Nigeria’s culture and tourism to the world, displaying our resourcefulness and potential.

“The President wishes Tems, her partners, colleagues and well-wishers more years of glory,” the statement said.

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