Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike (CON) has honored Burna Boy with the title of the Distinguish Service Staff In Rivers State (DSSRS).
On the 27th of March, Governor Nyesom Wike conferred on Burna boy the title of the Distinguish Service Staff In Rivers State (DSSRS), which is the second-highest lawfully recognized honor in a State only shared with the Deputy Governor of a State.
Wike also honored Burna boy with a plot of land at Old GRA, Port Harcourt, and funds to build a befitting house for the world-recognized music figure. Also, the Governor promised to hand out the whopping sum of 10 million naira each to every performer/entertainer that performed at Burna Boy’s Homecoming Concert.
“All of you that have come today and the Niger Delta people that have come to play today to show the talent you have, I’m very proud of you. All of you will go home with N10million each.”
The Rivers State Government organized a homecoming concert to honor Burna Boy for winning the “Best Global Music Album” at the 2021 Grammy Awards ceremony.