Burna Boy, the Afrofusion singer, has paid a visit to the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Rivers state. 


The varsity’s students union government (SUG) hosted the Grammy winner on Tuesday at their convocation arena.

While addressing the buzzing crowd, Burna Boy revealed that his visit was only on courtesy.

The ‘African Giant’ hitmaker disclosed that he spoke with the SUG about his intentions for the students.


Burna Boy also gifted some students N10 million to settle their school fees.

“Na only love I con show my people today. So wetin we go do be sey we are going to be identifying some people wey need some kind of assistance, school fees. So separately I don discuss with the SUG,” he said in pidgin English.

“…With a budget of N10 million. What we need now be sey na una na him go determine wetin we go use that N10 million do. So I go dey choose una one man, one woman make una talk. If you wan talk out your hands up.”

Burna Boy also visited the UNIPORT Teaching Hospital (UPTH) where he was reported to have settled some patients’ outstanding bills.


Born Damini Ogulu, Burna Boy rose to stardom in 2013 with the release of ‘Like to Party,’ the lead single from his debut album ‘L.I.F.E.’

In 2021, Burna Boy won the ‘Best World Music Album’ category at the Grammy Awards with his fifth album ‘Twice As Tall’

In April, the 32-year-old Port Harcourt-born singer made the Time Magazine’s list of 100 most influential people for 2024.

The Canadian senate also hailed him for contributing to their entertainment space.


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