Buhari Greets King Sunny Ade On 70th Birthday
BEVERLY HILLS, September 21, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari has warmly congratulated music legend, King Sunny Ade, as he turns 70 on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016.
Buhari joined all friends, family and fans of the multi-talented instrumentalist, songwriter and dancer in celebrating his remarkable life, which has been graced with numerous awards for outstanding performances, including nominations for the Grammy.
As a Nigerian musician, the President observed that the Septuagenarian has over the years brought pride to his country by mastering his art against all odds, taking the African musical genre to the global stage, and serving as an inspiration and a mentor to upcoming artistes.
Apart from bringing joy to many hearts and homes through his music, he lauded King Sunny Ade's love for humanity, especially the less privileged, by setting up a foundation that caters for the needs of others.
Buhari, in a statement issued on Wednesday by his Special Adviser Media and Publicity, prayed that the almighty God will grant the versatile entertainer longer life, good health and more strength.