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NEW STAR IN BULL FUJI TALENT HUNT EMERGES

24.07.15

Bull dry gin and bull dark rum, from the stable of Intercontinental Distillers Ltd, has discovered yet another budding fuji stars in the season 3 of the Bull Fuji Talent Hunt, at the grand finale held penultimate Sunday at Jogor Centre, Ibadan.

Twenty six years old Muftau Alabi Bakare a.k.a Senoir Prefect from Ibadan zone emerged as “Irawo Titun Fuji 2015” and overall winner, after a rigorous and hihgkly competitive musical competitions Ijebu-Ode, Abeokuta, Osogbo, Akure and Ilorin zones witnessed by a capacity crowd in the presence of National President, Fuji Musicians Assoiciatin of Nigeria (FUMAN), Alh. Moroof Ayinde Shado, national executives as well as states executives.

Bull Fuji Talent Hunt is a platform for upcoming and untapped fuhji music stars to showcase their musical prowess and skills and thus bring them to stardom and sustain their musical career and give them sense of good direction. The talent hunt produced worthy ambassadors like Nurudeen Atanda a.k.a Antenna and Idriss Akanbi a.k.a Aloma in both Seasons 1 and 2. The duo are doing well in fuji music arena courtesy Bull Dry Gin and Bull Dark Rum.

More importantly, Bull Fuji Talent Hunt is pioneer avenue and first talent hunt,. Fuji music category, in Nigeria to come up with the laudable idea which has become household name in the entitre southwest part of Nigeria with full support of FUMAN and top rated fuji stars. Packaged by Kingsize Entertainment since Season 1 & 2, Season 3 was a huge success with to hundred and eighty seven contetsnts shortlisted after zonal competitors which took place at various locations from KS Motel, Ibada to the Cultural Centre, Ilorin, Kwara State.

Jimoh Azeez from Osogbo zone, came 2nd and Seun Ayinde from Ijebu-Ode zone came 3rd respectively, while Taye Currency, BUkola Apeke (Yeye Oganla) and ace comedian Mukaila Senwele e.t.c added colour to the event. Prizes ranging from cash rewards to musical instrucments were given to winners. Muftau Alabi became Bull Brands ambassador for one year as he won a recording contract and received N3million, digital Yahama keyboard and lots of Bull brands drinks. Jimoh Azeez also got digital Yahama keyboard, N2milloin lots of Bull brands drinks; Seun Ayinde, 2nd runner-up, went home with N1milloin, saxophone and Bull brands drinks, while other contestants also went home with token amounts and Bull brands drinks respectively.

Speaking at the event, FUMAN President, Alhaji Moroof Ayinde Shado said, “We are very grateful to the management of Intercontinental Distillers Limited for providing this great opportunity for our young lads to become renown fuji stars for several years. Bull brands and fuji music is a partnership that works. I keep saying it that the brand is a platform for budding fuji acts to fulfill their dreams; we saw it in Antenna and Aloma. Those guys are noy push-over; they are musically skillful, talented, and the best. When IDL started this project some years back, we are delightful and since then the company has been fulfilling all its promises and we trust they will keep doing the good work with their agency, Kingsize Entertainment that is a long time friend to fuji music house”.

Also present at the epoch-making events are Head of Marketing, IDL, Mr. Mobolaji Alalade, Bull Brand Manager, Zekeri Dokpesi, Lekan Osunro, Asst. Bull Brand Manager, Sales Operation Manager (West 2) Kunle Seriki, showbiz writers, IDL distributors, music promoters, producers, radio presenters and Mr. Lanre Alabi, among others.