Happy birthday @shattawalegh! You for come visit me for Flagstaff House o!- President Akufo-Addo
| Updated Oct 18, 2017 at 11:19am
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday night took to Twitter to wish popular dancehall musician, Shatta Wale a happy birthday in pidgin English.
The tweet also sent an invitation to the Shatta Movement leader to visit the seat of government.
It all started with a simple tweet from the dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale requesting President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo what he will be giving him on his birthday.
He asked the president, “Your excellency, Tuesday is my birthday ...what are you giving me ..@NAkufoAddo ”
Shatta Wale, born Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr. on October 17, 1984, turned 33 on Tuesday.
Following his tweet, the artiste received an exciting message from the president.
President Akufo-Addo wished the ‘Taking Over’ hit singer “Happy birthday @shattawalegh!”
Shatta Wale would have been satisfied with the mere fact that the president recognized him on his birthday but the First Gentleman was not done yet.
Taking things a notch higher and in pidgin, the president added that, “You for come visit me for Flagstaff House o!”
Overwhelmed by the message from President Akufo-Addo, the dancehall artiste swiftly responded, “ah ! but @NAkufoAddo U be guy oo !! pigin reply paaa...i feel you ruff..lol”
Shatta Wale thanked the president for the birthday message and noted that he will pay him a visit soon.
“Thank you your Excellency .I will follow the necessary procedures and pay a visit soon Mr. President. I hope my land cruiser will be ready."