Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has described Grammy award-winning Afrobeat artist, Burna Boy, as the pride of the state.
The governor said this during Burna Boy, his parents, and the management team’s courtesy visit at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Saturday, March 27.
Wike congratulated the 29-year-old Burna boy who was born in Port Harcourt for bringing home the Grammy.
“There is no Rivers person that will say he or she is not happy with the kind of pride you’ve brought us. I am very happy and I can tell you, whatever you think we can do to promote you, we will continue to do it,” Wike said.
Wike thanked Burna Boy for the honour he did to the people of the state all over the world explaining that when news broke that Burna Boy was the winner in the Best Global Music Album category with his Twice As Tall album, the entire state rejoiced.
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