The second of 3 special On Tour with MTV Shuga events kicks off in Abuja this Saturday, May 9, 2015, as MTV Shuga, winner of “Best TV Series” at the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards, takes over the The Bank for an exclusive mini festival.
Bringing the goals and aims of MTV Shuga to life in the real world, On Tour with MTV Shuga: Abujacombines hot beats from DJ TTB and DJ G-Funk, with the opportunity to meet and interact with the stars from the MTV Shuga TV series, including “Mr Nigeria” Emmanuel Ikubese (‘Femi’), Timini Egbuson(‘Toby’) and Sharon Ezeamaka (‘Princess’) and newcomer Peace Hyde.
Hosted by MTV Base VJ Ehiz and Sharon Ezeamaka, On Tour with MTV Shuga is an exciting new part of the outreach campaign for MTV Shuga, and is designed to motivate young people to ‘know their status’.
HIV testing and counselling will be also available on site, confidential and free of charge, while attendees will also be able to participate in auditions for the #MTVShugaAAA competition to be a red carpet reporter at the premiere of series 4 later this year. All attendees at the event have won their tickets via a ballot after visiting their local HIV testing clinic run by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA).
The final On Tour with MTV Shuga event will take place on 16 May at Unilag in Lagos.