The popular saying ‘from Naija to the world’ was created for moments like this, moments where Nigerians do great things and they get recognized for their greatness. Minnesota Governor, Mark Dayton just declared Oct 6th ‘Wizkid Day’ in America.
Wizkid makes history again after Governor of Minnesota, USA declares Wizkid Day in the state, as he became the first African Artist to sell out Skyway Theatre. pic.twitter.com/toTDFXxGsW
— World Publicist (@IsimaOdeh) October 7, 2018
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 also states that Wizkid has inspired Minnesotans and music fans around the world as one of the biggest cultural influences of our time.