Fans of popular Nigerian pop music star, Ibrahim Ayodeji Balogun, who is more popularly known as Wizkid, have splashed their celebrations of “World Wizkid Day” on social media.
It will be recalled that in 2018, Mark Dayton, Governor of Minnesota, USA, had chosen October 6 as a day to honour the Afrobeat star and declared it as ‘Wizkid Day”.
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The proclamation was occasioned by the several historic feats the artiste had achieved, and in addition, he became the first African artiste to sell out Skyway Theatre at the #MadeInLagos concert held in the state.
Some of the comments of some fans on twitter are gathered below;
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@sakpo007: “This Day in 2018, @wizkidayo became the first African Artist to sell out Skyway Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, as Governor Mark Dayton of Minnesota, USA declares Wizkid Day. #WorldWizkidDay”.
@borlahdee18: “Ayo Balogun is a National treasure, protect him at all cost #WorldWizkidDay”
@MDee01 “In 2012, Wizkid became the FIRST AFRICAN ARTIST in History to sell-out HMV APOLLO (5000) Capacity in London. As of that time, you hardly see African artists out there selling out 3k capacity outside African. But this young man right here did that in 2012. #WorldWizkidDay”
@AtvanOnline: “And Today The Entire Wizkid FC Join The People Of Minnesota In U.S To Celebrate The King Of Afrobeat For So Many Reasons. Happy Wizkid Day. MIL #WorldWizkidDay”
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