Africa’s no 1 talent hunt show, Nigeria’s Got Talent brought Ibadan city to a halt as it held its penultimate auditions in the ancient city on Wednesday October 23, 2013.
The auditions train which has toured major cities across the country, Abuja, Calabar, Port Harcourt, Enugu, Asaba and Benin found its largest and most exciting talent base in Ibadan. Singers, dancers, actors, rappers, drummers, contortionists, instrumentalists and many others drew up a queue that extended well into the late hours of the day.
“I stand to say that Nigeria is brim full of unimaginable talents. I have seen thousands of such, but what Ibadan offered us during the auditions was truly exceptional. Never seen before,never heard before since the inception of this project,” affirmed Mrs. Ugochi Pedro, Executive Producer of Special Projects and Head of Legal Affairs, Optima Media Group.
Despite the plethora of exceptional talents, physically challenged 19-year-old Miracle stood out as she walked into the audition venue with assistance from her younger brother.
Full of hope and energy, Miracle though blind, came in for a shot at stardom and fame. Her enthusiasm and high spirits melted the hearts of everyone as she performed.
“I may not be the most blessed person alive, but I have chosen to live my life as a blessing to everyone around me and also to encourage people to never give up,” said the 19-year-old athlete from Oyo.
The final phase of the regional auditions in scheduled to hold in the commercial city of Lagos on Saturday and Sunday, October 26 and 27, 2013.
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