’Nonye Ben-Nwankwo and Ademola Olonilua
Comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka is not doing badly with his popular show, Lafmattazz as he is pulling some of his friends to Ilorin for a show he tagged Lafmattazz with Gbenga Adeyinka and Friends.
Saturday Beats gathered that the Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has endorsed the show as he is even the special guest of honour.
The endorsement is coming after the comedian kicked off preparations towards the hosting of the 8th edition of the comedy and music event in Ilorin.
Speaking on the endorsement, Adeyinka said: “We have been blessed with supportive leaders in the South West. From Lagos to Ibadan, Ogun State, Osun State and now Kwara, the governors have been nothing but supportive. Hence, my joy with the endorsement from His Excellency for our show on Sunday, September 3, 2017.
“We have been here for a while planning and preparing for a top notch event and we got feedbacks from the people, hence the inclusion of the new king of street hop, Small Doctor.”
The show will also have special appearances from Nollywood stars, Femi Adebayo aka Jelili and Yomi Fash Lanso.
With DJ Incredible, DJ Banky and DJ Lollypop holding down the wheels of steel, other entertainers to rock the show include Bash, Capital Femi, Dotman, Lord of Ajasa, Toqs, Sonorous, Martins, Climax J, Wales, Peteru, Mc Ajele, Baba Alariya, Samo Baba, Deeone, Remote, Thecutestabiola, Bendapoet and Karikatalk.
Gbenga Adeyinka to host The Niche unveiling
Weeks after hosting campaign activities for Governor Rauf Aregbesola in the last Osun State governorship election, popular comic and master of ceremonies, Gbenga Adeyinka, will be helming the formal presentation of Nigeria’s exclusive Sunday newspaper, TheNiche.
Scheduled for this Saturday, at the Orchid Hall, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, the comedian will coordinate the event that is expected to be chaired by former president of the Nigerian Academy of Science, Professor Anya O. Anya.
Also expected at the event is Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola, as Chief Host.
Adeyinka, who is no doubt one of the most sought-after emcees, has promised to bring the magic associated with his performances on stage, TV and at formal events to Eko Hotel for the presentation of TheNiche.
Highlight of the occasion will be a keynote address titled A New Nigeria is Possible which will be delivered by Minister of Information, Labaran Maku.
Organisers say among the distinguished guests who have confirmed their availability for the event are, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim; Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha.
Others are Governors Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State, Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State, Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State and Theodore Orji of Abia State.
Also expected are business leaders, and celebrities from the Nigerian music and film industries.