Talented Nigerian musician and vocal powerhouse, Jemiriye Adeniji, has been bestowed with the prestigious President’s Lifetime Achievement award by the United States of America.
The “Tembele” singer received the award in recognition of her4,803 hours of service to the United States.
A congratulatory letter by the United States Government said the artiste was recognized for her contributions to public good through selfless service and passion for providing solutions to societal problems.
“I congratulate you on taking it upon yourself to contribute to public good and I’m proud to present you with the President’s Lifetime Achievement award in recognition of your 4,803 hours of service to this great nation.
“By sharing your time and passion, you are helping discover and deliver solutions to the challenges we face -solutions we need now more than ever,” the letter read in part.
Commenting on the notable recognition, Jemiriye said her hope is that the award will serve as motivation to millions of Nigerian youths to keep digging towards their dreams.