The former president on his official twitter handle congratulated Damini Ogulu (stage named Burnaboy) and Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (stage named Wizkid) for emerging as winners at the 63rd Annual Grammy Award.
Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan believes the duo made themselves and Nigeria as a country proud. He also stated that their wins were inspirations to Nigerian youths. Acknowledging the trying times Nigerians are facing, the former President said, despite the challenges faced in the country, Nigerians are people of great potentials. The former president believes Nigeria will definitely be great with significant marks in key areas that will definitely led to scientific and technological development.
Different reactions trail the former President’s congratulatory message as Nigerians on twitter had different views. A user with the handle @Blessuche7 (fuckjesus) asked if the musicians had sought help of Goodluck Jonathan while he was the president, if he would have help. Tunde Ednut asked if the former president knows any of the musicians songs. Another user slam the former president for not recognizing Jenny Nkiru, the director of “Brown Skin Girl” which won the best video award, questioning if her (Nkiru’s dual citizenship made her a less Nigerian). Meanwhile, others felt the former president showed outstanding behaviour by congratulating the musicians. Below are their views.
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