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Monday, 13 May 2013
Tinubu’s youngest daughter graduates from Berklee College of Music in USA.
The youngest daughter of the National leader of Action Congress of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, achieved a feat on Saturday as she officially graduated from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
Abibat Tinubu’s graduation was marked with a great ceremony. The ceremony was attended by her parents, and her elder sister, Zainab.
DailyPost has gathered that the college is the largest independent college of contemporary music in the world.
Wikipedia is quoted as saying that the school is “Known primarily as the world’s foremost institute for the study of jazz and modern American music, it also offers college-level courses in a wide range of contemporary and historic styles, including rock, flamenco, hip hop, reggae, salsa, and bluegrass.
DailyPost has equally learnt that up till date, no fewer than 99 Berklee alumni have received 229 Grammy Awards.
Berklee College of Music was founded in 1945 by pianist-composer-arranger and MIT graduate, Lawrence Berk. It was then known as Schillinger House.