Shatta Wale visits President Akufo-Addo
| Updated Nov 01, 2017 at 3:59pm
Ghana’s ‘Dancehall King’ Shatta Wale has visited President Akufo-Addo in Accra.
The visit comes after the president’s invitation to the Shatta Movement leader on his birthday, to visit the seat of government.
President Akufo-Addo on October 17 took to Twitter to wish popular dancehall musician, Shatta Wale a happy birthday in pidgin English.
It all started with a simple tweet from the dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale requesting President 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 ”
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."
Shatta Wale, born Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr. on October 17, 1984, who turned 33 this year, expressed gratitude to the President for welcoming him to the Flagstaff House.
“This has been my best birthday,” he added.