In a highly surprising turn of events, Nigerian music sensation Wizkid has been made to surrender the Best Africa Act award he won at the MTV Europe Music Awards recently held at the Ahoy Stadium, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
MTV had previously announced Wizkid as the winner of the ‘Best African Act’ category in the 2016 edition of the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA).
However, the award has been given to Alikiba; a musician from Tanzania, who the organizers say was the real winner of the award.
According to the organizers, the award, which was announced on Sunday night, November 6, was done in error.
An official statement issued by MTV EMAs as regards to the changes read: