Governor Mark Dayton declares October 6 of every year as ‘Wizkid Day’

As part of effort to honor and celebrate the lifetime musical achievements of popular Nigerian pop music star, Ibrahim Ayodeji Balogun, also known as Wizkid, the Governor of Minnesota, United State of American Mark Dayton, has declared October 6 of every year as ‘Wizkid Day.

According to the document which was officially signed, stamped and sealed by the governor, the reason behind the declaration was to honour Wizkid for his laudable achievements in music and for his role as a culture influencer.

Some of his achievements, include recently becoming the first African artiste to sell out the Skyway Theatre Minneapolis, making a Billboard number one hit ‘One Dance’ with Drake, selling out the O2 Arena London, among other notable milestone achievements.



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