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American singer, Stevie Wonder, granted Ghanaian citizenship

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo formally awarded American artist and songwriter Stevie Wonder Ghanaian citizenship status on Monday, May 13, 2024.

Mr. Wonder, who is currently in Ghana with his family, intends to retain both his American and Ghanaian citizenship.

American singer, Stevie Wonder, granted Ghanaian citizenship

The well-known musician expressed his happiness at the honor bestowed upon him during a brief ceremony held at the Jubilee House.

American singer, Stevie Wonder, granted Ghanaian citizenship
American singer, Stevie Wonder, granted Ghanaian citizenship

“I think it’s just the heritage I sensed in Ghana; I felt my civilization existed there and that I was there at its inception.” I sincerely thank each and every one of you. The nicest part of the rest of my life is getting to do what God has promised, but as I often say, this is just the beginning,” he said.

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The US music legend Stevie Wonder arrived in Ghana Monday morning, May 13, 2024, following a decision in 2021 to permanently relocate to the West African country.

He was spotted at the Kotoka International Airport, mobbed by fans and industry players on Monday morning.

American singer, Stevie Wonder, granted Ghanaian citizenship

It appears Stevie has finally had his wish fulfilled after he declared in February 2021, in an interview with Oprah Winfrey explaining his decision to move to Ghana, citing the political turmoil in the United States.

Stevie Wonder, a Michigan native, learned to play piano, drums, and harmonica by age 9 and signed to Motown in 1961. He has won 25 Grammy Awards, an honorary award, and has been nominated 74 times.

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