After over four weeks of battling it out in a grueling audition process, 30 finalists have made it to the Academy in the Globacom-sponsored Dance With Peter reality TV show.
The dancers are in three teams of 10 with each team being mentored by the three judges in the Dance with Peter Academy. The judges are Peter Okoye of PSquare, Kafayat Shafau Ameh, popularly known as Kaffy, and dance instructor and choreographer, Don Flexx.
According to Globacom, the sponsor of Dance With Peter, the finalists will be unveiled during the broadcast of the show on AIT, Africa Magic and MTV Base.
AIT broadcasts it every Sunday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m, Africa Magic Urban (Channel 153 on DSTV) airs the show on Saturdays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., while the programme also runs on MTV Base on Wednesdays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Globacom revealed that, out of the 30, eight dancers emerged from Abuja, five from Ghana, six from Benin, five from Port Harcourt and six merged from Lagos.
Those who made it from Lagos are Idundun Gloria (26), Tolu Okelowo (22), Nda-Kato-Messiah (24), Enoch Ernest (22), Eromose Ordai (20) and Malachi Osita (26).
The eight dancers selected from the Abuja auditions are Biodun Ibrahim (27), Omoregie Amenze Blessing (17), Samson Atuonwu (27), Yemi Osokoya (24), Kelvin Ayanruoh (24), Olokor Godric (23), Miracle Nelson (21), and Mariam Ahmed (29). From Ghana are five dancers, Dibebe Lea (24), Julius Fakta (23), Samuel Mensah (22), Nartey Mannaseh (26) and Jonathan Tetteh (27).
The five dancers from the Benin auditions are Michael Ogah Adaikwu (20), Uzodinma Callistus Chibueze (22), Amechina David (22), Ambrose Idemudia (25), Paulette Iwenjiora (24) and Ajayi Olusegun (22), while the five Port Harcourt contestants in the finals are Njoku Cynthia Nneka (25), Blankson Ugele (30), Opus Theo James (18), Love-Divine Ike (18) and Etsito Toju (25).