October 6th declared as “Wizkid Day” in Minnesota, US

Afrobeats star, Wizkid officially has a day named after him in Minnesota, United States.

Wizkid has arguably become Nigeria’s greatest export in recent times and everyone can jump on the Surulere to the world trend.

Wizkid was honoured in the United States by the governor of Minnesota, Mark Dayton when the 6th of October was declared Wizkid Day.

According to the proclamation October 6th of every year will now be known as a state holiday called ”Wizkid day” to celebrate the Nigerian born pop star.

The proclamation also stated that Wizkid achieved international recognition in 2016 following his collaboration with Drake on the global hit, One Dance thereby becoming the first indigenous Nigerian musician to score a number one hit on the popular US Singles chart.

The proclamation further stated that on the 6th of October which will henceforth be known as Wizkid day, thousands of Minnesotans will converge on Skyway Theatre in Minneapolis to see Wizkid perform.

 

Nigeria to The World: US Governor Declares October 6 ‘Wizkid Day’

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