By Samuel Opio
Teso’s finest Dancehall artiste Nelly Opio commonly known by his stage name, Vipa Teso Mada has scooped the Teso best artiste of the year award in the Lango Entertainment awards held in Lira Mayors’ Gardens in Lira district.
The singer couldn’t hide his glee as he took to his social media platforms to thank his fans for voting him from day one till the last dot.
“Thank you for voting, we made it! Keep supporting Madanation group,” the singer posted.
In an exclusive interview with TheSpy Uganda, Vipa expressed his delight after winning the award.
“I’m so grateful for this award and I want to thank all my fans for making this happen, without the support of my fans, I would have not made it. I promise my fans that more fire is coming your way,” he said.
This is Vipa’s second musical award in 2018 after winning Best song of the year (Imasi Isio Ajon) in the recently concluded Teso Entertainment Awards.
Meanwhile, Kut Marcus and LMG Silver also scooped the song of the year (Ayi Ejaasi) award.
The event was hosted by Agnes Akite, a famous Ugandan strong woman in the comedy industry.
Lango Entertainment Awards started in 2016 with the main aim of promoting Lango Music but this year stretched to other regions like Teso, Acholi and Westnile. This year’s theme was “Zero Tolerance to violence and Child Marriage”