Akufo-Addo’s pidgin birthday wish to Shatta Wale topical issue on BBC

Akufo-Addo’s pidgin birthday wish to Shatta Wale topical issue on BBC

Akufo-Addo’s pidgin birthday wish to Shatta Wale topical issue on BBC

The twitter birthday wish from President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to Ghanaian Dancehall Artiste, Shatta Wale has gained international attention.

Born Charles Nii Armah, he celebrated his birthday on October 17, 2017 and received thousands of fans and colleagues in the creative industry.

One wish that has dominated media discussions was that of the President that was laced in pidgin on twitter asking when he will make time to visit the presidency.

In response, the musician promised to follow the necessary protocols to visit the number one gentleman of the state.

The banter over whether the President was right to have communicated to the award winning musician in pidgin has attracted the attention of the BBC who reported it on their pidgin column.

Read below exactly how it was reported;

Ghana President scatter twitter with Pidgin

You fika say na only fresh boys den girls get Pidgin swag? You for make steady!

Favour Nunoo, Accra-based journalist, just report say President Akufo-Addo for Ghana drop just one pidgin flow for Twitter and social media for Ghana don scatter.

People wey tink sey na only English den slang President Akufo-Addo fit speak dey inside shock no be joke.

Di gist be dis; popular dancehall artiste for Ghana who dey celebrate im birthday on 17 October carry tweet ask President Nana Akufo-Addo what im dey give am as birthday gift.

Dis be where the unexpected don happen, President Akufo-Addo as ei want reply Shatta Wale do am for Pidgin inside too.

Di 73-year-old President for Ghana once again show eim people sey he still be young at heart, eim market don come.

During the 2016 election, as Presidential Candidate for New Patriotic Party (NPP) na picture of am wey dey suck Kalyppo juice which primary school pupils dey love pass scatter everywhere for social media.

Ghanaians start Kalyppo challenge self, so as eim pidgin don fall on Ghanaians like Davido ein banana fall on you popular lyrics – ei fit be sey Pidgin challenge go emerge? Well, we dey spy see what go happen.

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