Fan's overenthusiastic hug interrupts Tiwa Savage's Warri Again performance
In a somewhat startling incident at Warri Again event on Tuesday, December 26, Nigerian music luminary Tiwatope Omolara Savage, renowned as Tiwa Savage, found herself in an unexpected encounter with an exuberant fan.
The fan, overwhelmed with excitement and emotions in the presence of the music star, seized the opportunity during Tiwa Savage's performance to express her unwavering admiration.
The incident unfolded as the fan tightly embraced Tiwa Savage, holding onto her legs with fervor. Despite the intervention of fellow fans and security personnel, the fan steadfastly clung to the singer, refusing to release her grip. The situation escalated to the extent that additional assistance was required to free Tiwa Savage from the fan's embrace.
Resorting to a measure of firmness, they had to gently persuade the fan to release her grip, employing a strategy that involved a discreet kick to create a momentary distraction. Subsequently, Tiwa Savage was safely assisted back to her standing position.
The incident shed light on the delicate balance between fan enthusiasm and the need to ensure the safety and comfort of the artist. Tiwa Savage, despite the unexpected encounter, continued her performance, showcasing her professionalism and resilience in the face of unforeseen challenges.
During her show at Warri Again, Tiwa Savage treated the audience to renditions of some of her popular tracks, including "Loaded" featuring Asake, "Who's Your Guy" with Spyro, "Like" with Reekado Banks and Fiokee, and "Stamina" with Ayra Starr and Young John.
The singer's ability to seamlessly navigate through the unexpected incident and deliver an engaging performance underscored her status as a consummate entertainer.