President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Afrobeat star Temilade Openiyi aka Tems for once again putting Nigeria in the global spotlight of excellence after winning the ‘Best Melodic Rap Performance at the 2023 Grammy’s
In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, Buhari also hailed all other Nigerian nominees for the awards at just held annual international music event, including Burna Boy, for greatly impacting the global music field.
“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 Awards.
“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.