On Tuesday, October 11, 2022, Nigerian megastar Burna Boy received the honorary title of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic.
In a ceremony conducted at the Government House Villa in Aso Rock on October 11, 2022, President Buhari gave honors to the 437 nominees for National Awards.
One of the 75 recipients of the Member of the Order of the Federal Republic honor was Afrobeats superstar Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy.
Burna Boy’s father accepted the honor on his son’s behalf. It was given to him in honor of his ground-breaking achievements, which include being the first contemporary Nigerian artist to win a Grammy.