Written By: Anthony Miens Demebide
Chief Promise Lawuru, one of Niger Delta’s business moguls and philanthropists cum promoter of Ijaw Cultural heritage cutting across music, dance, story-telling, riddles, oratory, and many others.
Lawuru has staked a whopping One Million Naira (#1,000,000) in the form of the concrete highest Samsung phone gadget for the winner in an Ijaw dance challenge tagged “Ware-Ebi”.
Double Chief Promise Lawuru in a voice note sent to The People’s Voice Ngr in Warri today stated that the challenge is in line with his burning desire to always promote Ijaw culture.
No doubts, the Mienkirigbolomowei of Ogbolubiri Kingdom in Burutu Local Government Area is synonymous with this art in socio-cultural, educational, and humanitarian works among his people.
This time, the young Egbema Chief has challenged the likes of Chief Barrister S. Smooth, The Musical Paddle of Niger Delta cum King of Highlife, South South Nigeria, Hon. Lucky Youbogha, Hon. Emmanuel Okosukeme, Vice Chairman, Sagbama LGA, Bayelsa State, Hon. Ebiegberi Diri, and Chief Simeon Bebenimibo, SSA to Delta State Governor on Intelligent Gathering to make a dance video of Endurance Fiyebo’s “Ware-Ebi”, which is available on audio mark and in the market of themselves, post it on Facebook.
Chief Promise Lawuru who is the sponsor and also a participant in the contest has staked that the winner of the dance competition will get the highest Samsung phone that worths One Million Naira (#1,000, 000.00).
He further stated that that the Owigiri Dance Challenge welcomes sub-dance steps like “Agene, Aboh, Filete, and others” known in the Ijaw dance genre of entertainment. All contestants are also instructed to dress in the traditional kits of a core Ijaw dancer.
A few days ago, Chief Promise and Chief Barrister Smooth co-sponsored a mini-contest of the “Warekebi Dance” with hundreds of thousands to the winners.
The hit-tracker singer, Endurance Fiyebo appreciated these promoters of Ijaw entertainment in its diverse genres, and thereby making the track to sell more.
However, Fiyebo dedicated this track to Late Pa. Echoe, of blessed memory who during his time was one of the best singers Ijaw Nation had.
As also added in the statement, the venue and date for the Ware-Ebi Dance contest shall be communicated. A panel of judges shall also be set up to oversee the contest.
Meanwhile, all participants are urged to tag the singer, Endurance Fiyebo in their dance videos preceding the physical contest.
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