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Buhari Congratulates Wizkid, Davido on MOBO Awards

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s popular hip-hop artistes, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, a.k.a WizKid, and David Adedeji Adeleke, a.k.a Davido, on their awards at the Music of Black Origin (MOBO). President Buhari, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina joined the teeming fans of the two Nigerian artistes in Nigeria and all over the world to celebrate the highly deserved and meritorious recognition. WizKid won “International Best Artist’’ award, while Davido picked the “Best

Other artists edged out by Wizkid are Cardi B, DJ Khaled, Migos, Solange Knowles, SZA Besides, Davido, emerged the best African Act for the year,  beating  a field of artists, including Wizkid to get the award. The other artists in the pack were: Eugy, Juls, Maleek Berry, Mr Eazi, Sarkodie, Tekno, Tiwa Savage and Wande Coal. Wizkid won the award in 2016.

The MOBO awards, which started in 1996, is Europe’s music award event. It is  the most important and influential event for music makers and fans,  perhaps Europe’s equivalent of Grammy. It recognises and honours the artistic and technical achievements of exceptional British and international talent in the musical fields of Hip Hop, Grime, RnB/Soul, Reggae, Jazz, Gospel, and African music.

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