President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigerian hip-hop artistes, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (WizKid) and David Adedeji Adeleke (Davido), on their awards at the Music of Black Origin.
Mr. Buhari extended his best wishes in a statement on Friday issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina.
The President congratulated the two on their recognition, which saw WizKid winning “International Best Artiste’’ award, while Davido picked the “Best African Act’’.
The statement read in part, “The President affirms that both singers have showcased the rich talents in the country, and brought pride to the nation through their many songs and performances, commending their dedication, hard work and charity works.
“President Buhari also calls 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.”