President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu have hailed Temilade Openiyi better known as Tems for winning the “Best Melodic Rap Performance” category at the Grammy Awards.
Gatekeepers News reports that Buhari in a statement by presidential aide Femi Adesina, praised her for putting Nigeria in the spotlight.
“President Buhari extols Tems, Temilade Openiyi, for showcasing her talent to the world, with dedication and hard work, which, again, has placed Nigeria in the spotlight for excellence,”the statement read.
“The President lauds all Nigerian nominees for this year’s Grammy, including Burna Boy, for pursuing their passion with vigour and continuously reinventing global entertainment, with creativity.
“President Buhari thanks the creative industry, particularly managers, producers, and directors, for encouraging talents, like Tems, who have taken Nigeria’s culture and tourism to the world, further displaying the resourcefulness and potential of a great nation.”
Also, Tinubu in a tweet, said, “I join other Nigerians in congratulating Temilade Openiyi aka Tems @temsbaby on winning the Grammy award in the Best Melodic Rap Performance category for her contribution to the hit song “Wait for U” – featuring Future and Drake.“