Members of Imo State Based Artistes League were out in their numbers to pay respect to late highlife music legend, Nze Dan Orji in an event tagged 'Bongo Crusade For Dan Orji'.

The event which also marked the Independence Day Celebration of Nigeria at Nze Dan Orji Bongo Square, Owerri, Imo State was never limited to only Bongo artistes as others from other genres were also on stage to thrill an audience which included Chief Of Staff to Government House Owerri, Hon. Uche Nwosu; Federal House of Representatives member, Deac. Chike Okafor; Secretary to Imo State Government, Sir George Eche; Commissioner for Health, Dr. Ngozi Njoku, Chief Chidi Ibe, amongst other top government officials, Nollywood actors, Nze Dan Orji Orji’s family and a teaming crowd.

Imo State capital, Owerri will be alive as the best of the best in Bongo music storm the refurbished Nze Dan Orji Bongo Square for the one year memorial of the highlife music legend who died last year.

The event which is tagged 'Bongo Crusade For Dan Orji' according to the son of the former Peacocks singer, Chinedu Orji, will be featuring the best in the trade, most of whom developed under the mentorship of the deceased legend.