The Nigeria Danceaortal Federation held its zonal championship for teams and individuals over the weekend in preparation for its national championship in 2024.
According to secretary general Osebeyo Emmanuel,Winners across geopolitical zones emerged with amazing prizes and the Federation intends to make it happen twice every year apart from our other various state’s competitions.
“We started in 2021,we have had several exhibitions before now. The south west championship took place in Lagos at Rowpark, south south was at Sapele stadium, south east used Nnamdi Azikwe Enugu, North East ATBU Bauchi, North west Murtala Mohammed square kaduna.
“Since it’s a new Federation, we will be having a lot of competition next year aside from the national championship to make the sport more popular and engage more youth.
The president of the federation Barr Abubakar Umar also added that the dancesport is meant to engage the youth and take them away from the street, helping them psychologically and health wise.
” We had an event early this year in Abuja and we hope to continue looking for talents to take the sport to the next level towards attending a series of international events at the world level like the world dancesport championships .
“Dance is a culture, with the abundant talent with dancing skills in Nigeria ,we need to harness them and make Nigeria best in the African dancesport” he stressed.