Wizkid, became the first African act to win ‘Best international act’ at the Mobo awards and has since received several congratulatory messages to include that of former president, Goodluck Jonathan.
Via his Facebook Page, the former president wrote;
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.