After six weeks of intense dance face-offs in 7 Nigerian Universities, hundreds of video entries pouring in across social media platforms, Africa’s mobile phone giant, itel Mobile has officially drawn the curtains on its widely publicized #iGotTheMoves dance competition.


This was followed by a thrilling grand finale which saw a group of student dancers emerge winners and smile home with the N500,000 grand prize, among various other gifts.

Speaking on her victory, the ecstatic dance champion, Ogundare Adenike said:

“ This is a dream come true. I had contested earlier in the campus dance competition and won N50,000 and now I won again the finals. Dancing has always been my passion and I’m grateful to itel Mobile for creating this platform for me to showcase my talent and pursue my dreams of becoming a professional dancer. With this cash prize, I can finally enroll in a dance school and become someone great. I’m so honored. Thank you itel Mobile”.

If you were unable to attend the event, then you can only imagine the exhilarating fun that fans had, especially with the presence of amazing Nigerian performers like Terry Apala, Victor AD, Junior Boy and a host of others.

They kept the crowd grooving, cheering and moving their bodies to the sound of good music, sending hot vibrations around the city of Lagos for three hours.

Addressing the media on the dance competition, Oke Umurhohwo, Marketing Communications Manager, itel Mobile, said the essence of the competition was to promote the dance culture of Nigerian and project the amazing camera sensor mounted on the itel S13 for clearer selfies.

“itel Mobile over the years has grown from just a feature phone brand to a smartphone brand that understands the needs of young Nigerians and we have continued to tailor our devices towards providing the best trendy and reliable mobile experiences at an affordable rate. Having the opportunity to start this dance campaign is our way of showing that we care and we celebrate creativity amongst our target audience.”

The dance competition was done in conjunction with media companies such as Boomplay, Visha, Oraimo, and Scooper. Check out more pictures from the event:



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  1. That’s a profitable one there itel. Kudos. And congratulations to all the winners. Keep soaring, don’t let it end there

  2. Congratulations to you Adenike Ogundare and co. Thank you itel mobile for making this opportunity available. Go and do exploit Nike.

  3. That is ok ,a way of empowering young Nigerian it a welcomed development, hope more competitions like this will be coming in the future

  4. Congratulations dear, please spend the money wisely. You can also invest with the money because investment is a long term profit

  5. Congrats, really the price Is OK it will take him somewhere in achieving his dream. We expect more in difference field so that winners can start something with the awards.

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