Ilorin was agog last Friday when some of the country’s best performers invaded the city in a musical concert put together by telecom giants, MTN, to celebrate the company’s 10 years of providing social services to the nation.
As early as 4pm, many had queued up at the Roemichs Hall, the venue of the show. And as the hall vibrated with all the razzmatazz of such shows, a DJ was stationed outside the hall to dish out different songs to the excited waiting on the queue.
On the dot of 5.44 pm, the DJ kicked off the show by dishing out songs that kept the crowd yearning for more. It was fun all the way.
A few hours later, the two comperes for the night Seyi Law and Jedi came on board with rib cracking jokes that wetted the crowd’s appetite while the stage was getting set for the key actors of the night.
As the count down began, the first of performers- up and coming musicians took their turns to the delight of the crowd.
After their performances comedian Seyi Law returned to do what he knows best how to do, entertain with jokes.
Soon it was the turn of the MTN project fame products, Yetunde Omo Ibadan, Chidinma, Iyanya, to perform. They didn’t disappoint.
The big performers, Sir Shina Peter, Adewale Ayuba, Kenny St Brown, Olamide and Abolore Akande alias 9ice raised the bar till late in the night.
The Concert train moved to the Federal Capital territory, Abuja the next day.
And for more than six hours, Abuja was held spellbound on Sunday by the star studded concert.
Sir Shina Peters, 9ice and Wizkid were the lead actors in the show that dazzled the audience.
Dr. Sid, Prince, Mike, Iyanya Chidinma, and Ikechukwu were also on hand to lend support as the crowd couldn’t but ask for more.
The duo of Seyi Law and Jedi spiced the evening with rib-cracking jokes to the delight of the crowd which responded with great applause.
The MTN power of 10 concerts train continues with stops in Abuja, Owerri and Ibadan, this weekend. Read more »