President Muhammadu Buhari has praised Afrobeat singer Tems for bringing attention to Nigeria after she won the 2023 Grammy award for “Best Melodic Rap Performance.”
Burna Boy received appreciation from the President for zealously pursuing his passion and for inventively transforming the world of entertainment.
An announcement made on Monday by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Advisor to the President on Media and Publicity, featured the compliments.
Tems’ Grammy victory is acknowledged by President Buhari
“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.”
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