President Buhari has sent a 70th birthday message to Juju musician King Sunny Ade.Veteran Nigerian musician/multi-instrumentalist, King Sunny Ade 70th Birthday is today, 22 September. In a statement issued by Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Buhari, KSA was congratulated for bringing pride to Nigeria.
Sunny Ade or KSA as he is fondly called is still one of the most recognised names in world music as well as African music despite more than 50 years in the business.
"President Muhammadu Buhari warmly congratulates music legend, King Sunny Ade, as he
turns 70 onSeptember 22nd, 2016.
President Buhari joins all friends, family and fans of the multi-talented instrumentalist, songwriter and dancer in celebrating his remarkable life, which has been graced with numerous awards for outstanding performances, including nominations for the Grammy."
"As a Nigerian musician, the President believes the Septuagenarian has over the years brought pride to his country by mastering his art against all odds, taking the African musical genre to the global stage, and serving as an inspiration and a mentor to upcoming artistes."
"Apart from bringing joy to many hearts and homes through his music, President Buhari also commends King Sunny Ade’s love for humanity, especially the less privileged, by setting up a foundation that caters for the needs of others."
"He prays that the almighty God will grant the versatile entertainer longer life, good health and more strength.