Nigerian singer and Grammy award-winner, Burna Boy has confirmed that contrary to popular belief, the Rivers State Government did not pay him for the homecoming concert held in the state.
His mother, Bose Ogulu had earlier revealed this during an interview with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu on Rubbin Minds.
Confirming what his mother had said, Burna Boy explained that only artistes invited to perform received the N10m.
It would be recalled that during the homecoming ceremony for Burna Boy, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike promised to give him a plot of land and N10m as appreciation for winning the Grammy Awards and by extension, bringing glory and honour to the state.
The artiste cleared the air while responding to a fan who tongue-lashed him for saying he does not make money from Nigeria.
The singer had tweeted: ”I’m from here and I live here because I love my home and my people, E no pass like that. I don’t make money from Nigeria. Na only cruise dey here.”
In response, a fan wrote: ”Thunder fire your lies, the one wey you make from Wike on your homecoming na wetin!!! Odogwu the biggest liar”
Burna Boy then clarified: ”Lol. I didn’t get a dime. Only the artistes who honoured me by performing at my homecoming were paid. Get your facts right.”