Burna Boy & Actress Kerry Washington Surprise Nigerian Nursing Family on Jimmy Kimmel Live
On the Jimmy Kimmel Live show segment, #HealthcareHeroes, anchored by Hollywood actress Kerry Washington, best known for her role as “Olivia Pope” in the political series “Scandal”, the Ginigeme family of five nurses; Enuma, Dera, Uche, Kosi and Jide, were honored for their hard work on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As big fans of Afro-fusion superstar Burna Boy, Kerry Washington brought him into their conversation where he brought a touch of “Naija” into the interaction with the family of 5, who could hardly contain their. excitement seeing the musician.
Together, Burna Boy and Kerry Washington surprised the five nursing family members with a symbolic sum of $ 5,000 each as a thank you for the endless hours they devoted and rescued the victims of the COVID-19 pandemic.
iRobot, known for its Roomba vacuum robots, also donated vacuum cleaners to the family of nurses.
For Grammy-nominated artist Afrofusion, Burna Boy is more than his recently released album, he is pivoting his Nigerian heritage to reach his global audience while putting smiles on the faces of his fans.