Mrs. Toyin Saraki, wife of the Nigerian Senate President and Founder of the leading maternal and child health NGO – the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, attended the final music concert of the Obama administration, “Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles: In Performance at the White House,” on the 24th of February at the kind invitation of President Barack Obama and his wife, First Lady Michelle Obama.
Mrs. Toyin Saraki, accompanied by her son, Oluwaseni joined President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, performing artists Usher, Demi Lovato and Grammy Award Winner Brittany Howard, to pay tribute to the enduring legacy of Ray Charles. During the White House tribute to international music legend, Ray Charles. Mrs. Saraki expressed appreciation to United States of America First Couple for the warm and welcoming reception and stated,
“I am delighted, that during Black History Month, the superlatively inspirational musical tradition of late Ray Charles Robinson, is being honoured so singularly, by current musical greats.”