Dele Momodu Presidential Campaign Unveils SING4VOTE Competition

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The Dele Momodu Presidential Campaign Organisation is creatively engaging the multi talented youths of Nigeria in its presidential campaign with the unveiling of SING4VOTE – a competition in search of the best presidential campaign jingle and music video concept for the Dele Momodu 2011 presidential aspiration.

After a rigorous selection process by an initial SING4VOTE Assessment Committee (SAC), the best  thirty (30) entries will emerge and then proceed to the final stage where they will compete for the first, second and third winning cash prizes of N2.5 million, N1.5 million and N1 million respectively before a select audience, the media and a SING4VOTE Selection Panel (SSP).

The competition is open to all Nigerians at home and in diaspora with particular interest in the youths. The procedure is simple and entails participants obtaining the competition’s registration form and recording a one-minute jingle – a fusion of English, Pidgin, Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo and any other indigenous Nigerian languages and sending it to the competition in MP3 format.

Some of the members of the SING4VOTE Assessment Committee (SAC) include the likes of Ovie Ofugara (NotJustOk.com),  DJ Gosporella, Gbenga Adenuga, Comedy Jedi, Noble Igwe, Wale Oluwaleimu, Dr. Frabz, Cos Canino, Ope Banwo, Soulsnatcha (RooftopMCs), ID Cabasa, Tony Tetuila, Jimi Akiniyi, Denrele Edun, Andre Blaze Henshaw, Anita Isedeh (Omalicha of Rhythm FM), Big T,  among others. Sitting on the SING4VOTE Selection Panel (SSP) are the likes of Ayo Animashaun, Zaaki Adze, Femi Aderibigbe, Keke Ogungbe, Dayo ‘D1’ Adeneye, DJ Jimmy Jatt, DJ Tee, OJB Jezreel, Stella Damasus-Aboderin, Bayo Odusami among others.

SING4VOTE was unveiled at a strictly by invitation media launch on Thursday 14th October, 2010 in Lagos. Present at the media launch include the likes of Mayor Akinpelu, Seye Kehinde, Kunle Bakare, Dele Esan, Wale Oluwaleimu, Bayo Odusami (Howie T), DJ Tee, Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st, Rooftop MCs, Jon Ogah (Naija Sings), Ex-O,  Emmsong as well as pressmen from Nigezie, TVC, Silverbird, Superscreen, Channels, NN24, LTV, BISCOM, Radio Continental, City People, Encomium, Punch, The Nation among others.

Speaking at the media uveiling, Ohimai Godwin Amaize, National Coordinator of the Dele Momodu Presidential Campaign Organisation noted that while SING4VOTE was primarily a competition to get the best presidential jingle for the Dele Momodu presidential campaign, it was more significantly a realisation of the campaign’s vision to stimulate the interest and participation of young Nigerians in their nation’s political future.

The full media promos are expected to begin online, on radio, TV stations and on newspapers from Monday 18 October 2010#

By Ohimai Godwin Amaize

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