After a thrilling time and rigorous coaching undergone by the Academy members, 25-year-old Okiemute Ighorodje has emerged the winner of MTN Project Fame West Africa Season 9.
Okiemute smiles home with a grand price of N5 million, a brand new SUV, and a music recording contract.
She emerged winner after the 8-week highly competitive contest that saw good performances by many of the contestants.
Okiemute is a 25 year old Linguistics & Communications graduate from University of Port Harcourt. With a contagious smile and a bubbly spirit, it is very easy to believe the Delta born singer when she describes herself as a fun-loving individual.
Okiemute used to have a career in modeling, but lately she is following her passion as a band lead singer.
She is from a family of six, and the third of four girls. Okiemute credits her journey into music to one of her sisters, whom she said was always quick to put her at the fore front of any music-related activity.
A first timer on Project Fame, Okiemute made the decision to participate this season because she was certain she had built enough confidence, hence she auditioned in Port Harcourt.
emerged the first runner-up, claiming the 3 million naira prize and a saloon car.
The second runner-up was who performed ‘s “Writing on the Wall” at the closing gala, came fourth and went home with 2 million naira., who went home with 2 million naira and a saloon car.
Dapo took the fifth spot, performing ‘s “Jealous”. He went home with 1 million naira.
came sixth and went home with N500,000. She performed ‘s “Hello” at the closing gala.