I join your family, friends, millions of your fans, and admirers, both home and abroad, in congratulating you, Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye MFR, King Sunny Ade, on the auspicious occasion of your 74th birthday.
— Bola Ahmed Tinubu (@AsiwajuTinubu) September 22, 2020
From left: Ashiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, King Sunny Ade.
Nigerian JuJu and African Pop Singer and Musician Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye popularly known as King Sunny Ade was decorated with praises.
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu took to his twitter page to showered Sunny Ade with a paean, says he his a music maestro and cultural ambassador.
“I join your family, friends, millions of your fans, and admirers, both home and abroad, in congratulating you, Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye MFR, King Sunny Ade, on the auspicious occasion of your 74th birthday.
“As a music maestro, you have brought joy to countless number of people who continue to listen and dance to the rhythm of your music and draw inspiration and meaning from your philosophical lyrics.
“As a cultural ambassador, you have deployed your music and energetic dance steps in promoting and projecting the richness of Nigerian and African culture beyond the shores of Africa,” he said.
Did you know that Sunny Ade has performed on Grammy’s great music stage before? Well, thanks to Tinubu for bringing Nigerian youth to speed on that and to the Nigerian elders a refreshing memory.
“You blazed the trail as one of the few Africans who have performed at the Grammy’s, one of the pinnacles of global music.”
“You have used your music as a veritable vehicle for social reform in Nigeria, earning you several honours locally and internationally, including the national honour of Member of the Federal Republic (MFR) and Ambassador of the Change Begins With Me project of the Federal Government of Nigeria.”
“On this occasion of your 74th birthday, I cannot but wish you many more years of putting joy on the faces of Nigerians nay, humanity through your music.”
“I pray that God continue to grant you good health and many more successes in life. Once again, congratulations,” he added.
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