"Wizkid and Davido have showcased the rich talent of Nigeria" - Buhari congratulates them over their MOBO Award

Updated Friday 1 December 2017 15:43
"Wizkid and Davido have showcased the rich talent of Nigeria" - Buhari congratulates them over their MOBO Award
President Muhammadu Buhari, in a statement by his media adviser, Femi Adesina has congratulated renowned hip-hop artistes, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, a.k.a WizKid, and David Adedeji Adeleke, a.k.a Davido, on their awards at the Music of Black Origin (MOBO).

WizKid won “International Best Artist’’ award, while Davido pocketed the “Best African Act’’. The President affirmed that both singers have showcased the rich talents in the country, and brought pride to the nation through their many songs and performances. He commended their dedication, hard work and charity works. President Buhari also called on the upwardly mobile artistes to be cautious and mindful of likely distractions to their careers, urging WizKid and Davido to serve as ambassadors of the country and role models to upcoming musicians.

In the award on Wednesday night, Wizkid  beat a strong field including Jay-Z, Drake, Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar to net the best international artist prize. Other artists edged out by Wizkid are Cardi B, DJ Khaled, Migos, Solange Knowles, SZA Davido, also emerged the best African Act for the year, beating  a field of artists, including Wizkid to get the award. The other artists in the pack were: Eugy, Juls, Maleek Berry, Mr Eazi, Sarkodie, Tekno, Tiwa Savage and Wande Coal. Wizkid won the award in 2016.

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