January 1st, 2017 was a day that will forever remain in the hearts of all who attended the first edition of “MAIDUGURI CYPHER “. The year 2017 was opened in grand style at NUGA Hall, University of Maiduguri, Borno State as the best MCs in the city of Maiduguri trooped in to celebrate and preach the message of peace to the World. Though the event was faced with various challenges notably the cancellation of the show on the eve but still witnessed a large turnout of fans and the good people of Borno State.
The Cypher opened with a prayer before the activities of the day commenced with OAP K.Bizzy and the most popular Comedian in the State MC Gabriel who thrilled the guests with their continuous freestyles.
The event also saw for the first time the live performance of the theme song by J-Ry Dayne, Ruff Ryder, Vic-Pee and Mr.Kimo CEO. Maidcity Finest TrapStar and Milk crooner Ehddy Yung, Lamba King Ruff Ryder, K-Snow and Diloo added more colour to the cypher with their breath taking performances.
The cypher officially kicked of which saw each of the participants (Mr.Kimo CEO, Vic-Pee, BMB, Kevol(Drizzy), J-ry Dayne) come and murder the beats with killer lyrics.
Airtel, one of the sponsors of “Maiduguri Peace Cypher” gifted the audience with recharge cards and also organised arm wrestler which saw the winners take home gifts.
Finally, the observing judges headed by Lil Jojo announced J-Ry Dayne as the winning participant of Maiduguri Peace Cypher.