Reported by Torera Idowu and Stephanie Busari of CNN’s African Voices, the feature illustyrated how the Gospel music minstrel started the revival that has brought the inclusion of notable entertainment practitioners including Uche Jumbo, Funke Akindele, Don Jazzy, Rita Dominic, Ini Edo, MI Abaga, Iceprince Zamani, Chioma Akpotha, AY Comedian, P-Square and many more.
According to the report, it started on the 31st of May after Nathaniel Bassey announced the praise challenge via his Instagram. The challenge has garnered about 68,000 participants on Instagram and 50,000+ on Facebook.
Statistics from Evolve Press reveal 10,000 posts with the hashtag “#HallelujahChallenge” and over 18,000 with the hashtag “#olowogbogboro” making it the number one trend in Nigeria, CNN reports.
Speaking with CNN, Nathaniel Bassey said: