Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the Grammy Award won by Burna Boy and Wizkid is a global endorsement for Nigerian music.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed who stated this in his congratulatory message to the duo in a statement on Monday said the award will serve as source of inspiration to others.
The statement which was signed by Special Assistant to the President (Media) Office of the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Segun Adeyemi, the Minister described the much-deserved awards as fitting reward for the persistent hard work of the duo.
He said the awards also represented a global endorsement for the Afrobeat genre of music that has propelled Nigeria’s increasing dominance in the music world.
The Minister expressed hope that the clinching of the prestigious awards by the two music stars would spur them to greater heights.