President Muhammadu Buhari has joined fans and lovers of Nigerian music all over the world in celebrating Tems, the Afrobeat crooner, winning “Best Melodic Rap Performance” at the Grammy Awards.
President Buhari according to the statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, extolled 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 lauded all Nigerian nominees for this year’s Grammy, including Burna Boy, for pursuing their passion with vigour and continously reinventing global entertainment, with creativity.
President Buhari thanked 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 potentials of a great nation.
The President wished Tems, her partners, colleagues and well-wishers more years of glory.