Monday, September 26, 2011
The Ekubos Are Maltina Dance All Season 5 Winners!
As reported earlier, the grand finale of the popular Maltina Dance All reality TV show took place today Saturday, September 24, 2011 and the Ekubo Family were declared winners of the fifth edition! Show host Kemi Adetiba announced this evening.
After 20 days of stiff competition among 15 families, the Ekubos made their way to the final five which also included the Owolabi, Utogo, Ngwu and Dare families.
The grand finale which took place at the Eko Hotel and Suites kicked off with the Owolabi family’s performance followed by the Utogo family then the Ekubo’s who choreographed to the gospel group Infinity’s hit song ‘Olori Oko’. That was followed by the Ngwu family and lastly the Dare family.
The contesting families had one more set of hip-hop genre performances before their scores were tallied and ranked. The performances were described as brilliant and captivating.
But it was the surprise performances from the judges – Michael Adegoke, Janell Burgess and Muyiwa Oshinaike that got everybody screaming as all three stepped on the dance floor to show and prove!
The Ekubos were presented with the grand prize – a five million naira cheque and a brand new SUV. An overexcited Kemi Adetiba tweeted ‘And it’s over guys!!! EKUBO’s win!!!‘
First runners up position went to the Dare family while the Utogo family came third.