Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has praised and thanked Wizkid for winning “The Best International Act” award at the just concluded MOBO Awards.
Goodluck Jonathan who could not hide his joy took to his Facebook page where he had some really nice words for Wizkid.
“When Nigeria does well, I cannot help but feel well. My happiness is tied to the happiness of Nigeria and when Nigerians break records and take the name of Nigeria to greater heights it exhilarates me. Thank you Wizkid for raising Nigeria’s flag high for the positive, not the negative.Your emergence as the Best International Act at the #MOBOAwards is a proud moment for Nigeria. And the fact that you emerged over JAY-Z and Drake makes it even more celebratory. WELL DONE. GEJ,” he wrote.
This is coming barely hours after, the music star took home the award of ‘Best International Act’ ahead of JAY-Z, Solange Knowles, Kendrick Lamar, DJ Khaled and others.
Stormzy, was the biggest winner of the night as he bagged three awards including an award for ‘Best Male Act’. Davido was also a big winner of the night as he took home the ‘The Best African Act.’ Even though Davido and Wizkid are known rivals, they both smiled home with awards making Nigeria and Africa proud.
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It looks a good year for Wizkid as the music star early in November welcomed his third child with his manager, Jada Pollock. The proud father of three has not been able to hide his joy over the birth of the baby as he recently posted photos of himself and his baby on his Snapchat page having a father and son bonding time.