Former President Jonathan & Ben Bruce Reacts To Wizkid Winning The ‘Best International Act’ At The MOBO Awards


Wizkid’s recent win at the MOBO Awards has elicited responses from all over the country – Surprisingly, former president Goodluck Jonathan has also congratulated him – He said Wizkid’s win has made Nigerians all over the world proud we had earlier reported that popular Nigerian musician Wizkid had won the award for Best International Act at the recently organised MOBO Awards, the first African act to do so. Since his win, many people have taken to social media to congratulate him. Surprisingly, former president Goodluck Jonathan did the same. He took to his Facebook page to congratulate Wizkid saying his win has raised Nigeria’s flag high for the positive, and not the negative;

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.

The Senator representing Bayelsa East in the National Assembly, Ben Murray-Bruce has reacted to Wizkid’s big win at the 2017 MOBO Awards last night.
According to him, this is his proudest moment.

He wrote on Twitter;
“Dear @wizkidayo, I‘ve been in the entertainment business as an investor since 1980 and one of my proudest moments for Nigerian music is the day you defeated both Jayz and @Drake, two of the biggest stars in the world, to win the Best international Act at the #MOBOAwards well done”

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