President 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.
In a statement by Femi Adeshina, the Special Adviser to the President, he said the President extoled 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.
While stressing that 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.
He 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 potentials of a great nation.
The President wishes Tems, her partners, colleagues and well-wishers more years of glory.
This year’s award marks the 65th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony held at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on February 5, 2023, which recognized the best recordings, compositions, and artists of the eligibility year, running from October 1, 2021, to September 30, 2022.
By Mosunmola Ogi-olu