DADDY SHOWKEY, REMINISCE, DURELLA, OTHERS THRILL @ FESTAC MUSIC FESTIVAL
The historical city of FESTAC was enlivened on Saturday, 30th December, 2017 as it hosted its music festival.
Tagged Festac Musical Festival, the event was a reunion of various artistes who have their roots in Festac.
The carnival-like ceremony which was powered by the the Executive Chairman of Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area, Engr. Valentine Buraimoh , and supported by Baba Dee of the Naija Ninja Fame, saw the musical invasion by big acts like Daddy Showkey, Reminisce , Durella, Baba Dee, Rocksteady, as well as up-coming artist like Yungnero and others.
Originally billed to reawaken the spirits of residents of Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area as well as to discover fresh music talents, the event attracted residents both young and old who filled the FHA Field, Festac Town, venue of the event.
Apart from top stars who performed at the event, Yungnero , an upcoming artist staged a superlative performance as he sang a popular hit titled “Shey You Get” from his yet-to-be released album.
In his goodwill address midway into the event, the Council helmsman who was elated at the large turnout of Amuwo Odofin youths and well wishers, hinted that the event which was the first in his administration, indeed, appeared to be successful.
He further stated that ” Festac Town being one of the birth place of Nollywood, and home to Africa’s largest Music business, it won’t be out of place if we continue to support project like this and it is our belief that entertainment generally are a veritable tool to get the youths engaged and rewarded”.
The Council Chief posited that his administration would continue to give the youths platforms to showcase their hidden talents, noting that the next edition will be bigger.
“As a government we will continue to enliven the good people of this revered local government with developmental projects”, he vowed.