Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike has redeemed his N10 million pledge to every artiste who performed at the homecoming concert for Burna Boy.
Last weekend, the state government organized a homecoming reception for Burna Boy who is from the state following the Grammy award he won.
Governor Wike during the concert announced the N10 million reward for each of the performing artists.
A statement released by the state’s Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Tonye Briggs-Oniyide, revealed that the Governor has fulfilled his promise.
“The Rivers State Government has made good its promise to give Ten million naira to each of the performing artistes who participated in the Burna Boy Home Coming State Reception concert in Port Harcourt last Saturday.
The payment has been carried out in strict adherence to the pronouncement of the Governor.
The accounts of the beneficiaries have been credited as directed by the Governor, and as you know the Governor is a man of his word and he has redeemed his pledge,” the statement read.