Twenty six years old Muftau Alabi Bakare a.k.a. Senior Prefect from Ibadan emerged as “Irawo Titun Fuji 2015” and overall winner of Bull Fuji Talent Hunt Season 3 from among other twelve contestants, from Ibadan, Ijebu-Ode, Abeokuta, Osogbo, Akure and Ilorin zone, in the presence of Fuji Musicians Association of Nigeria (FUMAN) National President, Alh. Moroof Ayinde Shado and other national and state executives.
The event, which was the grand finale and sponsored by Intercontinental Distillers Ltd, makers of Bull Dry Gin and Bull Dark Rum, held on Sunday 14th June, 2015 at Jogor Centre, Liberty Road, Ibadan, Oyo State.
Bull Fuji Talent Hunt, a platform for upcoming and untapped fuji talents, to showcase their musical skills, had in the past produced Nurudeen Atanda a.k.a. Antenna and Idriss Akanbi a.k.a Aloma in Season 1 and 2.
Packaged by Kingsize Entertainment, Season 3 was a huge success with Jimoh Azeez from Osogbo, coming 2nd and Seun Ayinde from Ijebu-Ode 3rd.
Muftau Alabi, this year’s winner becomes Bull Brands ambassador for one year, won a recording contract, N.3m, Digital Yahama keyboard and lots of Bull Brands’ drinks. Jimoh Azeez got a Digital Yahama keyboard, N.2m, while Seun Ayinde went home with N.1m and a saxophone. The remaining contestants also received consolation prizes.
FUMAN President, Alh. Moroof Ayinde Shado said, “We are very grateful to Intercontinental Distillers Limited’s management for providing this great opportunity to our young lads to become renowned fuji stars. Bull brands and fuji music is a partnership that works, I keep saying it, the brand is a platform for budding fuji acts to fulfill their dreams, we saw them in Antenna and Aloma, those guys are not push-overs, they are musically skillful, talented, and the best, “he said.
Taye Currency, Bukola Apeke (Yeye Oganla) and ace comedian Mukaila Senwele e.t.c. were on ground to add colour to the event.