Wike Bestows Rivers second highest award on Burna Boy

 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has honoured Port Harcourt-born music star, Burna Boy after recently winning a Grammy award for the Best Global Music Album.


The governor bestowed on the award-winning artiste, the second-highest honour of Distinguished Service Star of Rivers State (DSSRS).


“We are going to bestow on our son, the second-highest award in the state as recognised by law. We are awarding him ‘Distinguished Service Star of Rivers State – DSSRS,” Wike said on Saturday while receiving Burna Boy, his parents and management team at the Government House in Port Harcourt.


“Remember it was Rivers State that also produced the Most Beautiful Girl in the World, Agbani Darego. Rivers State has been blessed with talents and beauty.”


Burna boy is to share the title, which is only given to outstanding citizens of Rivers State, with the likes of the Deputy Governor and the Speaker of the State Assembly.

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