Presidency Replies Lil Wayne, Says ‘We Look Forward To Welcoming Him Home’
Lil Wayne’s revelation about him being more of a Nigerian than American has gotten a response from the Presidency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The American rapper, during an interview, expressed his interest in visiting Nigeria after he discovered he’s 53 percent Nigerian. This prompted Abike Dabiri, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora to respond to the 37-year-old.
Abike Dabiri who is also the chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, replied through her verified twitter account that the revered rapper would be welcomed when he arrives. “Our Nigerian brother. Many doing their DNA and identifying their roots. We look forward to welcoming him home someday soon,” she tweeted.
Lil Wayne said he got to know about his Nigerian root when he had an ancestry test conducted by a website he shared some of his details on. He also joked about his mother having some questions to answer.
This will not be the first time the presidency has encouraged Americans to visit Nigeria. Abike Dabiri also cheered Cardi B when she said she would like to file for the Nigerian citizenship following the killing of Iran’s Quds Force Commander, Gen. Qasem Soleimani in an airstrike ordered by the United States of America’s president, Donald Trump.
Responding to Cradi B, Abike Dabiri said the doors are open for the rapper as the country can’t wait to receive her again. In December 2019, Cardi B came to Nigeria to headline a concert, and she has since fell in love with the West African country.