We look forward to welcoming Lil Wayne home – Abike Dabiri
Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, is excited with the revelation made by Lil Wayne that he is more Nigerian than American.
She reacted via a tweet on Wednesday after Lil Wayne had said he is 53 per cent Nigerian.
The American rapper said this was revealed to him through an ancestry test conducted by a website he shared some of his details on.
During his chat with hosts N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN on the “Drink Champ” show that airs Revolt TV, the multiple Grammy award-winning rapper gave reason for mentioning Nigeria in the lyrics of one of his hit songs disclosed that
He said, “Shout out to Nigeria, I did my 23 and me ancestry dot com and my shit came back like 53% Nigerian. Yea! Me and my mum need to have a talk (Laughter).
“I gat to go to Nigeria…I gat to go see that place. I have never been to Nigeria. That is the place I would love to go to.”
Reacting, Dabiri-Erewa described Lil Wayne as a “Nigerian brother”.
“Our Nigerian brother. Many doing their DNA and identifying their roots. We look forward to welcoming him home someday soon,” she tweeted.
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— The Punch Newspapers (@MobilePunch) February 5, 2020