Lira becomes the first African to receive a Lira Barbie doll

Lira (PHOTO: Getty/Gallo Images)
Lira (PHOTO: Getty/Gallo Images)

Singer Lira has been awarded a one-of-a-kind Lira Barbie doll as Barbie celebrates its 60th anniversary Shero campaign.

Lira’s name will be written in history as she became the first African to be bestowed with the honour of the iconic doll that looks exactly like her. The singer shared the exciting news on Instagram on Tuesday morning.

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The Shero campaign celebrates role models who are a good influence on young girls and who inspire them to reach for their goals.

“I am proud to announce that I have been awarded a one-of-a-kind Lira Barbie doll, as part of Barbie’s 60th Anniversary Shero campaign celebrating role models who inspire young girls to be all they can be. I am the very first African to be bestowed with this honour and I’m simply thrilled to be honoured in this way.” She captioned.

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