Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has labelled Grammy award-winning artist, Burna Boy, as the pride of the state.
This declaration comes after the African Giant emerged winner of the Best Global Music Album at the just concluded Grammy award ceremony.
The Rivers State governor further revealed that Burna Boy has made the state happy when Burna Boy himself, his parents and management team paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Port Harcourt during the weekend.
“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.” he said
Governor Nyesom Wike congratulated Burna Boy for the honour he did to the people of the state all over the world explaining that when news broke that he emerged winner of the Best Global Music Album category with his Twice As Tall album. .