Lagos, October 5, 2018: In a celebration of oneness, talent and more than five decades of independence, MTN Nigeria supported another edition of ‘Jimmy’s Jump Off’ which brought together over 20 DJs at the Hard Rock Cafe, on Sunday 30th of September 2018.

Described by many as the official pre-independence party, the event was hosted by Africa’s foremost DJ – Jimmy Jatt in partnership with MTN.

The party, which featured mind-blowing performances from other top DJs such as DJ Spinall, DJ Cuppy, DJ Neptune, DJ Consequence, and DJ Xclusive, started on a patriotic note with a rendition of the national anthem that saw the crowd passionately singing along to the melodious tune of the anthem.

Speaking on MTN’s support of ‘Jimmy’s Jump Off,’ Richard Iweanoge, General Manager, Brands and Communication, MTN Nigeria stated that, “MTN has from inception always supported the interests of Nigerians, and music is no exception. With platforms like MTN Music+, MTN has continued to show its support for Nigerian music. Presently, MTN Music+ is the largest music distributor in Africa. Year on year, MTN generates billions of naira for the music industry through the monetization of Caller Ring Back Tunes utilizing local musical content.”

Emphasizing the significance of Nigeria’s independence, Iweanoge said, “We’re truly excited to be celebrating with the rest of the country Nigeria’s 58 years of independence and we will continue to celebrate the nation’s many feats. We believe in the Nigerian spirit, the beauty in our diversity and the enormous talents that abound in the country. And it is important we celebrate these qualities continually.” In addition to the beautiful music, there were other exciting side attractions such as foosball, chess, and ayo games with lots of gifts from MTN.

Further reading