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Nigerians Melt Twitter Over Mama Burna's 'Powerful Speech' At #BETAwards

A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted the speech delivered by Bose Ogulu, the mother of Nigerian Afrofusion singer and songwriter, Damini Ogulu, better known by his stage name Burna Boy, at the BET Awards.

Naija News reports that the 2019 BET Awards took place at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, United States of America (USA) on Sunday, June 23 with Burna Boy emerging as the “Best International Act”.

Speaking while receiving the awards on behalf of her son, Mama Burna reminded the audience of their historical background.

Mama Burna stressed in her speech that every black person must remember that they were Africans before anything else.

“Every black person must remember that you were Africans before anything else,” Mama Burna said.

Moments after Mama Burna delivered a “powerful speech” at the BET Awards, Nigerians took to the micro-blogging site, Twitter, to praise Mama Burna.

Naija News captured some reactions below…


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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am