Globacom, national telecommunications operator and Nigeria’s biggest corporate promoter of entertainment, is set to commence a first-of-its-kind entertainment fiesta which will set several cities across the country agog for the next six months.
The twin mega shows, include the Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour, which is a musical show, are set to commence first in Benin at the Best Western Hotel, Etete, Benin City; and the Glo Laffta Fest comedy show which will first be held in Lagos, at the Eko Hotels Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Other locations where the shows will hold include:Ikeja, Ikorodu, FESTAC and Ajah all in Lagos; Awka; Owerri; Asaba; Calabar; Enugu; Aba; Port Harcourt; Suleja, Kubwa and FCT, all in Abuja; Ibadan; Ijebu Ode; Abeokuta; Ekpoma; Kaduna; Akure; Lokoja; and Ayingba.
According to a statement from the Telecoms giant:
“We are running the spectacular shows as a way of saying thank you to our teeming subscribers across the country for their loyalty, support and abiding faith in the Glo brand over the years.
“The A-list Nigerian musicians who will perform at the Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour include Olamide, Flavour, Runtown, Omawumi, Yemi Alade, PSquare, Phyno, Timaya, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, Di’Ja and Kiss Daniel. As we proceed, we will further embellish the concert with another giant Nigerian musician. For the Glo Laffta Fest, we have such heavy weight comedians as Gordons, Basketmouth, Bovi, Salvador from Uganda, I Go Dye, Dan D Humorous, Bash, Seyi Law, Omobaba, Acapella, Senator, Helen Paul, Osama, Princewill, Mr Patrick, Frank D Don, MC Tagwaye, Kenny Blaq, Funky Mallam, Arinze Baba, 2CanTalk, Maleke, Still Ringing and AB Simple.
“We are proud to say that never before has any corporate body assembled this array of stars for a six-month music and comedy shows like Globacom has done for the two shows. This makes the twin mega shows very unique.”
It was disclosed that the trio of Juliet Ibrahim, Joselyn Dumas and Mercy Johnson would act as anchors, while Kanayo O. Kanayo, Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD), Ebube Nwagbo, Funke Akindele, Odunlade Adekola, Sani Danja and other superstars would make guest appearances at the shows.
“The shows are specially designed to celebrate and reward our teeming subscribers and to demonstrate to them that we will spare no efforts at delighting them at all times as they are the reason why we are in business. The icing on the cake is that all these array of mega stars will be entertaining our esteemed subscribers in all the locations free of charge“.
To qualify for the shows, use N3,000 one month before each show and text “Music” and your preferred location to a short code, 207 or “Lol” and location to 240.
Written by Clement Oluwasegun