It is no longer news that the fifth of the annual Alaghodaro Summit initiated by the Godwin Obaseki led administration in Edo State, Nigeria commenced yesterday Friday November 12th, 2021 in the ancient City of Benin with its usual fun-fare laced in tough provoking talk show and other interesting brain storming session geared towards the economy emancipation of the state.
Organized annually by the Edo State government, the event at every interval since its inception in the last five years had found a pathway as part of the blue print towards the economy development of the state.
However, the unique nature of this year’s annual top show introduced a new dimension to relive the popular adage of “All works have no play make Jack a dull boy “by bringing top Nigerian artistes to light-up the city with musical concert that both the old and young will live to remember for a very long time to come.
The Edo youth MEGA concert, tagged “The Guitar Boy” lives on ” is expected to usher-in the grand commissioning of the multi-million naira Sir Victor Uwaifo Creative Hub situated at the Bendel Newspapers Limited, Publishers of The NIGERIAN OBSERVER premises along Airport Road, Benin City,
The show which billed to feature creative Art exhibition as a side-event would be light-up with a musical concert at about 6 pm on Saturday November 13, 2021 till mama-call at the wee hours of Sunday November 14th, 2021.
Expectedly, top Nigerian Artistes like AYRA STARR, JONNY DRILE, WAJE, TENI, and DJ NEPUNE whom this writer learnt are already in town for the Edo Youth MEGA Concert are expected to showcase their talents at the long evening show.
A visit by the Nigeria observer correspondent to the Sir Victor uwaifo creative hub of Fame revealed that all is now set for the show that is expected to draw the creme-de-la-creme in the business world, entertainment industry, as well as fun-seekers to the concert venue.
This paper however observed at the event hub that the stage was fully set, full lighting of the hall as well as well arranged sohisicated musical podium that could compete with the best practices internationally was as far as musically concert is concern was already mantled at strategic positions while the sound engineers were fully on ground to put finishing touches to the sound system in order to tiding up all loose-ends in readiness for the live time experience MEGA concert.
Just as it was not too clear whether there will be gate fees to be piaid by fun-seekers who may want to explore this opportunity to see their musical idol live on stage, an unconfirmed report from an Edo state government official who wouldn’t want his name in print revealed that the show is purely free for all Edo youth to encourage them to take advantage of the creative hub to redefine their talents instead of getting themselves involve in an unholy activities that may not earn them any good.