The capital city of Nigeria, Abuja, recently came alive as the Amstel Malta sponsored Tuface and Friends Campus Connect gig, which has been touring major universities made a historic stop in the city. In a night filled with exciting music display ably championed by ‘African Queen’ crooner, Innocent UjahIdibia, fondly called ‘Tuface’, students and a cross section of Abuja dwellers thronged the popular Tiffany Gardens in Gwagwalada to have a great time out with ‘Tubaba’ and Friends.
The ecstatic and electric atmosphere coupled with an all-star retinue of entertainers billed to perform during the Campus Connect gig with Tuface and Friends elicited pure feelings of joy and smiles from fans who were also treated to chilled Cans of Amstel Malta, the quality low-sugar drink from Nigerian Breweries Plc.
Speaking at the event, Mr Abayomi Abidakun, who represented Doyin Owotomo, Brand Manager, Amstel Malta expressed delight for the impressive turnout of the students and the outstanding musical performances by the Acts. He commended the musical orientation of the Abuja students and lovers of good music. ‘‘I am so humbled with the unprecedented turn out for this gig that is being powered by Amstel Malta. Amstel Malta has always championed and advanced the cause of youths by encouraging them to be the best they can be. Hence, tonight’s performance is also a clear demonstration of being able to connect to the University students and the good people of Abuja. The Amstel Malta brand has a penchant for promoting good values in the youths in a bid to chart a good course for Nigeria as a nation. Tuface and his friends have been awesome and Amstel Malta, the low sugar premium brand is indeed delighted to be associated with them’’.
On the night of the event, several budding and notable artistes gave the Abuja fans breath-taking performances. They include: Skills, Ofomental, M.C Amana, Unique, Promate, Mima and BKD. Others are Eva, Blacka, Young Grace, Rocksteady, Damy Crane, Sheyi Shay, Rough Coil, Vector, Solid Star, Azadus,Cupa Victory, Sound Sultan and many more. It was a night of magnificent music which will continue to remain ever green in the minds of the good people of Abuja.
In what would mark the climax of the evening, the towering legend of Nigerian hip-hop music, Tuface Innocent Idibia graced the stage with aplomb and zest. The applause and thunderous cheer that followed was unbelievable. He shone like a million stars as he performed his act effortlessly. His master stroke musical delivery left the fans high and they could only ask for more.
Among the array of his tracks which he performed are ‘For instance’, ‘Bush meat’, ‘NfanaIbaga’, ‘U no holy pass’, ‘See me so’, ‘No shaking’, ‘Enter the place’, ‘Implication’, ‘African Queen’, and his hit track from his recent‘ Away and Beyond’ album tagged ‘Iheneme’. Fans of Tuface went absolutely berserk and wild when he free-styled in between his music performances.
Indeed, the Amstel Malta sponsored Tuface and friends gig has left an indelible mark in Abuja which is a pointer to how a premium brand inspires youths and consumers to be the very best they can be.