President Nana Akufo-Addo’s birthday message to dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale has got attention from the BBC pidgin news.
The self-acclaimed dancehall King on Tuesday tweeted at the President requesting a Toyota Land Cruiser as a gift on his birthday.
However, the controversial musician in few hours later received a pidgin reply to his tweet from the President, inviting him to visit him at the Flagstaff House.
Although the President’s pidgin tweet did not directly respond to Shatta Wale’s car request, it went viral on various social media platforms, attracting some level of criticisms.
While some critics condemned the managers of the President’s twitter handle, others also showered praise for their ability to connect with citizens with the hilarious tweet.
The hilarious pidgin tweet from the President gained the attention of the BBC who reported the news to their pidgin audience.
Read below how the BBC reported it:
You fika say na only fresh boys den girls get Pidgin swag? You for make steady! Favour Nunoo, Accra-based journalist, just report say President Akufo-Addo for Ghana drop just one pidgin flow for Twitter and social media for Ghana don scatter.
People wey tink sey na only English den slang President Akufo-Addo fit speak dey inside shock no be joke.
Di gist be dis; popular dancehall artiste for Ghana who dey celebrate im birthday on 17 October carry tweet ask President Nana Akufo-Addo what im dey give am as birthday gift.
Dis be where the unexpected don happen, President Akufo-Addo as ei want reply Shatta Wale do am for Pidgin inside too.
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