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How BBC covered Stevie Wonder’s Ghanaian citizenship status

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On Monday, legendary US musician Stevie Wonder celebrated his 74th birthday by becoming a citizen of Ghana. In a heartwarming ceremony, Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo presented Wonder with a certificate at the presidential palace, where he was also surprised with a birthday cake adorned with the Ghanaian flag.

The news of Wonder’s Ghanaian citizenship status was covered by the BBC, highlighting the significance of this milestone in the musician’s life. The event was a joyful occasion, with Wonder looking delighted as he received his new citizenship certificate.

In addition to this momentous occasion, Wonder’s birthday was celebrated with a beautiful cake and warm wishes from his new Ghanaian compatriots. The gesture of granting citizenship to an international icon like Wonder showcases Ghana’s commitment to fostering strong cultural ties and embracing diversity.

This heartwarming story of Stevie Wonder’s citizenship status in Ghana is a testament to the power of music to bring people together and bridge cultural divides. It serves as a reminder of the importance of unity, acceptance, and celebration of individuals from all walks of life.

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