Friday, 20 March 2009
Area Scatter was a performer and cross dresser who achieved renown throughout Ala Igbo, and even drew some international notice. One of the more memorable sequences in the acclaimed television documentary series Beats of the Heart came during "Konkombe," the segment on Nigerian music.
Area Scatter was a highly accomplished performer on his thumb piano which was decorated with distinctive skull and crossbones.
Area was a regular at the NTV channel 6 Ukonu's Club. One of his famous catch phrases was: "If I'd lied to you, may I bath without clothing".
Area died in a ghastly motor accident many years ago.
Source: Comb & Razor, BiafraNigeriaWorld, Youtube