The winner has emerged in the grand finale of I Go Dye’s Delta State talent hunt tagged: ‘Sorting Out Raw Talents (SORT)’, which held at the state capital on Thursday March 7, 2019, under the initiative of Francis Agoda Path of Honour (FAPOH).
He is Ezeh Godstime, a young comedian who beat other contestants to emerge winner, smiling home with N2 million and a brand new Hyundai Accent sedan.
The highly contested event had nine contestants slugging it out with one another for the star prize. A budding musician, Efetobore, who held the crowd spellbound with his vocals, was announced the first runner-up, winning N1.5 million while a musical group, Rhythm Melody emerged as the second runner-up, earning a cash prize of N1 million.
The grand finale was presided over by A-list entertainers as judges. They include Innocent Idibia, popularly known as Tubaba, comedian AY, show promoter and producer, A Night of a Thousand Laughs, Opa Williams, music producer, Nas T and OAP Monique.
The highpoint of the event was the presence of Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, who thanked I Go Dye for the initiative and encouraged the youths in the state to harness their talents for greater things.
While throwing his support behind Project SORT, the governor said he looked forward to hosting another edition of the project next year. Okowa took time to shake hands with the contestants and charged them to be worthy ambassadors of the state and their families.
Project SORT kicked off in Warri, Delta State on February 13 with comedian Douglas Oghenekar winning the edition and carting home N.5 million. He also became Project SORT Warri ambassador.
On February 21, Royal Courtyard Hotel, Agbor hosted another edition, which was won by a young musician, Blessing Edeyibo. Faze presented a cheque of N.5 million to the winner, who also became Project SORT Agbor ambassador.
Godstime, who won the Asaba edition on February 28 smiling to the bank with N.5 million, went on to emerge the grand winner of the competition.