Stevie Wonder takes Oath of Allegiance; receives certificate of citizenship as a Ghanaian

Stevie Wonder, the renowned American singer-songwriter, has taken the Oath of Allegiance and received his Certificate of Citizenship to become a Ghanaian citizen.

The ceremony took place on Monday, May 13, at the Jubilee House, Ghana’s seat of government, signifying Stevie Wonder’s official integration into Ghanaian society.

In a post on social media, Kow Essuman, the legal counsel to President Akufo-Addo, congratulated the celebrated musician for embracing Ghanaian citizenship.

“Stevie Wonder is officially Ghanaian. He has just taken the Oath of Allegiance and received the Certificate of Citizenship by Registration at Jubilee House. Congratulations, Sir and welcome to Ghana,” he posted.

Coincidentally, Stevie Wonder is also celebrating his 74th birthday today, having been born on Saturday, May 13, 1950.

Stevie Wonder, born Stevland Hardaway Morris, is renowned globally as a multifaceted artist, excelling as a singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. 

His influence spans various music genres, including R&B, pop, soul, gospel, funk, and jazz, making him a true pioneer in the music industry.

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