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Teni breaks silence after being dragged for ‘disrespecting president Buhari (video)

Popular Nigerian songstress Teni has finally spoken up following reactions that trailed the moment she received her national honour from President Buhari.

Mixed reactions trailed Nigeria’s afrobeat singer, Teni Apata, for neither shaking nor greeting President Muhammadu Buhari while receiving a national award.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday conferred the National Honours Award on 447 persons at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.

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Teni and Buhari video

During award ceremony, Teni was seen to be the only recipient who failed to greet or shake the President when collecting her award.

Her action generated a lot of controversies among Nigerian netizens who either viewed Teni’s conduct as a total disrespect to the office of the presidency or as commendable to the spirit of activism.

Teni, who bagged national honours alongside 2Baba, Burna Boy and a host of others, took to her social media timeline to share a clearer video of herself receiving the award from the president alongside other clips from the event.

In the video’s caption, Teni also penned a message of appreciation to God, the president, and her family.

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She said: “With honour and gratitude to God, it was indeed a joyous moment to receive a National Honor yesterday. I was conferred MON (Member of the Order of the Niger) by His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR @muhammadubuhari President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the National Awards Committee headed by Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad, a retired Justice of the Supreme Court, the Emir of Lafia, after diligently going through over 5,000 submissions.

Teni speaks on her win.

Teni added that her win was for her entire family in the name of her father Rt. Brigadier General Simeon Olaosebikan Apata.

The singer pointed out that the award came from her consistent and meaningful participation in her community and outstanding sacrifice in the defence of a cause popularly adjudged to be positive, relevant and beneficial to the nation and community.’’

To the all the young girls this one is for you. Let’s not forget to stop dreaming. Nothing is impossible. Back to the work that got me here. New music soon.

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