Ari Belema” translated from the Kalabari language means “I Love You” and captures the joy of a bride preparing for her big day, the beauty of some of Nigeria’s ethnic groups, the love of family and the support of friendships. Many of Tonye’s family and friends are in the video including her mum, Mrs Uche Garrick and her aunt, Mrs Daba Manuel Obioha.
The video was supported by Polo Avenue, Emmaus Beauty, Maybeline and Mai Atafo Inspired.
The video drops debuts today, Thursday, August 27; which incidentally is Tonye’s birthday. “Ari Belema” is her birthday gift to all her fans.