In a classic show dubbed “The return of the Igwe,” Tongai “Dhewa” Moyo mesmerised a legion of local fans when he staged his second flawless show at Sabakwe Hotel, Saturday night to Sunday morning.
Moyo known as “Igwe” to his loyal fans left the death bed just a few weeks ago to return on stage and put up a splendid show that shocked most of his fans more than critics who had almost written him off the entertainment calendar.
Dhewa entertained his fans while promoting his latest offering Toita Basa with a top of the shelf performance for a man who rumour mills had declared dead.
The show was flawless, as the king of Sungura did not miss a step for five hours he was on stage, strumming his trademark lead guitar.
Throughout his show Dhewa kept thanking God for giving him amazing strength to soldier on regardless of the illness which he now has to live with.
“So far so good, I want to thank you for all the prayers which as you can see have been answered, this is the return of your Igwe,” said Dhewa to rapturous applause.
Fans who were initially reluctant to part with their money doubtful Dhewa would live up to his billing almost caused a stampede at the entrance to the show when the “big boss” went on stage to open what will be remembered by many of his followers as an amazing comeback show.
In the early weeks of January Moyo was bed-ridden at a Gweru hospital and those who paid him a visit were shocked that he could last more that five hours on stage without showing any strain given the condition which has become a permanent feature of his health.
“This is an amazingly strong man.
“When I paid him a visit in hospital, he was going through a lot of pain and agony and I never thought he could he here today and going for these long hours,” said Mbizo constituency Member of Parliament Settlement Chikwinya who was at the show.