BrandArena: Twinzobia Twins wins Goldberg Fuji T’o Bam

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Twinzobia Twins wins Goldberg Fuji T’o Bam

After a month of thrills, excitement and emotions, the second edition of Goldberg Fuji T’o Bam came to an impressive end on Friday May 30th at the Trans Amusement Park in Ibadan, Oyo State.

The tension soaked finale was charged and breathtaking as the six contestants that qualified for the finals were locked in a battle of wits for the grand prize of N750, 000. In the end, Twinzobia Twins from Ibadan, Oyo State emerged winners. Okiki Akeem from Osogbo, Osun State grabbed the N350, 000 first runners up prize, while Temitope Ajani went home with N200,000 as the second runner up.

The six contestants that took part in the finals were, Akeem Okiki, Temitope Ajani, Twinzobia, Ejire Performer, Olajide Akanni aka Banana and Muhideen Adisa. The night kicked-off with each of the contestants taking turns to display various Fuji theatrics to the admiration of the judges and the audience that thronged the venue of the event.

The high point of the event was the impressive performance by Fuji great Alhaji King Saheed Osupa, aka Saridon P who thrilled the fans with his hit songs to the admiration of the crowd who seem to want more from him.

The night was also a gathering of the best of fuji musicians as  international fuji icons, King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal (K1), the Oluaye of Fuji, Alhaji Taye Adebisi aka Taye Currency, current Goldberg Ambassador, Nurudeen Atanda and other fuji stars thrilled the of audience. It was a standing ovation all through as the musicians hit the stage to dish out the latest Fuji hit songs.

It would be recalled thatMarketing Director Nigerian Breweries Plc, Walter Drenth had during the preliminary stages expressed great satisfaction over the huge turn-out of Fuji lovers and artistes. While explaining the rationale behind Goldberg’s Fuji T’o Bam initiative, he said, “Goldberg is a quality lager beer that celebrates consumers and their traditional values. Fuji music enjoys huge followership across Nigeria which has led the brand to provide the Fuji To Bamas  one of the platforms to further engage and connect with our consumers.”

He also added that the programme was a worthwhile event. “The Goldberg brand believes that many parts of the country are endowed with talents in music yet to be discovered; and I believe that as the talent hunt contest moves progresses, Fuji to Bam will discover more Fuji talents that will become great music icons like KWAM1, Pasuma, Saheed Osupa and others”.

In his own comments, Brand Manager Goldberg, Bassey Mfon, stated that the brand believes that Nigeria has so much talent and this was shown in these contestants. “we will as a brand continue to connect with our consumers through what appeals to them and give desired satisfaction.” He further disclosed that Fuji T’o bam will continue to get bigger and reach out to more people in the next edition.

Taiwo Ali, representative of the Twinzobia Twin who was full of emotions, expressed happiness for being part of the winning team. “I really feel very happy today” he said, “It has been God all along. The competition was very challenging because there were many good Fuji talents who participated from the audition through to the final stage. We are delighted to have emerged as the best for 2014. We will forever be grateful to Goldberg for creating the platform for us to display our talent and get a huge reward for it.

He added that they will continue to work on their act as they prepare for the future which they believe will be worth the energy they expended in participating in the competition.

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