Monday, June 25, 2018 4:23 pm
Socially conscious Nigerian-American musician, Tobe Nwigwe showed his solidarity to the Nigerian Super Eagles when he performed with the Nike designed jersey at the 2018 BET awards.
Nwigwe and his crew of dancers rocked the awards stage with the critically acclaimed jerseys and tracksuits to the admiration of the crowd.
Nwigwe became the first artist signed on to ETA Records as an edutainer—essentially an artist who uses entertainment as a means to educate their audience on a particular subject.
The edutainer is well knowned for his nonprofit organization ‘TeamGINI’, a name derived from “Gini Bu Nkpa Gi?”—Igbo for “What’s your purpose?” which thrives to help people discover their life purpose.
Reminiscing on the show, he took to his twitter handle on Monday @TobeNwigwe to thank Nike for gifting the World Cup kits to his crew.
He wrote, “We murdered the @bet stage. Shout out to @Nike (for) blessing the squad with the @ng_supereagles fits.
“Shout out to the entire @betmusicofficial staff!! Shout out to everyone that made this moment possible! We love you all!!
“#Staytuned for video footage from the performance. #Naijastandup #Swatstandup,” Nwigwe said.
The Nike designed jersey, the away kit, the training kit, the floral joggers and the training jacket sold out on its first day of release.
The kits earned the Super Eagles recognition as the “team with the best travelling uniform” in Russia by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
The rating came after a world fashion magazine GQ rated Nigerian Super Eagles Jersey as the best for the 2018 World Cup.