2021 Grammys: ”They are examples of services we can export” – Okonjo-Iweala congratulates Burna Boy and Wizkid
Director-General of the World Trade Organization, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has joined fellow Nigerians to congratulate ace singers, Burna Boy and Wizkid on emerging winners at the 2021 Grammy Awards
According to Guardian, she congratulated the music stars on Tuesday 16 March during a meeting with captains of the industry sector.
Burna Boy, born Damini Ogulu won the Best Global Music Album category with his `Twice As Tall’ album, while Wizkid won the Best Video for ‘Brown Skin Girl’ with Beyonce.
The WTO director-general while describing the entertainment industry as a vibrant services sector embodied by artists, writers and the new generation of Nigerian entertainers, presented Wizkid and Burna Boy as a shining example.
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“Recently Nigeria’s Burna Boy and Wizkid won the grammy award for their music and I will like to congratulate and applaud them because they were an example of services we can export.
“We are exporting so much of our creative arts abroad and this seems to be encouraged,” she said.