Shatta Wale has penned an open letter to newly elected president of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu, claiming to be the son of incoming president due to their resemblance.
The reggae Musician has accepted his resemblance to Tinubu in good fate, as he expects to meet the politician soon.
Shatta Wale says in his open letter that he would love to perform one of his songs for the APC party’s presidential Flag-barrier.
The “On God” singer went further and say that he wishes the Nigerian politician would accept him as his son.
Shatta Wale posted a photo of himself neatly dressed in a kaftan against another photo of Tinubu, showing the two’s striking resemblance.
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“You excellency, everyone says I look like you, so please come and take your son from Ghana ok lol,” he said in the tweet.
In a viral tweet, he adds, “they always say my father won’t come for me,so please come for me so I can perform for you one of my songs Thank you My President, May you live long Dad”
You excellency everyone says I look like you ,so please come and take your son from Ghana ok lol … They always say my father won’t come for me ,so please come for me so perform for u one of my songs 🙏Thank you My president ,May you live long Dad ❤️🙏 🇳🇬 🇬🇭 pic.twitter.com/i8y85RTlOK
— SHATTA WALE (@shattawalegh) March 29, 2023
Tinubu, who was declared president-elect after defeating his opponents with 8794,726 votes, is yet to react to the post.
Netizens responding to the posts are supporting the SM boss over his resemblance to Tinubu, while others claim Shatta Wale truly understands the music business.
We have culled some comments and reactions from the post below:
@Archipalago: Yeah I can see some resemblance here
@angelahub.com: Shatta wale. The Native you wore in this picture fits you so well. This Nigeria firm would love to see more of you in African wears.
@Pro_designer_: Now you’re seeking for attention for a door to door performance? Lol you really fell off aswer
@BigAyeh: I see some resembles thou.
@imachi_thomas: Please come and carry your papa to Ghana abeg We no need am here
@CubanyTrips: Is this how you apologize to Nigerians for dissing their artists?