Makurdi, the Benue state capital will on friday October 1 be agog for yet another trail-blazing live musical and comedy concert tagged Naija @ 50 Live in Benue. The event, according to the organizers will hold at the spacious IBB Square in Markudi drawing stars from both the music and movie sectors. Expected to thrill dignitaries such as the state Governor, Suswan, his deputy Chief Steven Lawani alongside other entertainment-loving on the list of musicians slated for the concert are Gabriel Oche Amanyi, better known as Terry G, Zakky Azzay, Banky W, veteran Comedian of the Federal Republic (CFR) Bright Okocha also known as Basket Mouth, Clem Ohameze, Uche Jumbo, Monalisa Chinda ace producer and singer J Martins, while Nollywood star-cum musician Omotola Jolade Ekehinde, will anchor the show together with fellow Nollywood actor, Desmond Elliot and fast rising Benue-born entertainer, Mima. According to entertainment enthusiasts and organizer of the concert, Love Idoko, “We look forward to a successful event by God’s grace and plans are in top gear to make it memorable.
It would as well serve as a platform where the giant stride and achievements of the present Benue state government will be showcased.” Earlier Benue state had successfully hosted events such as the Democracy Day Concert in 2009, Benue Night of Music and Comedy and Benue Music Festival among many others, music and live concerts featuring stars like 2face Idibia, 9ice, Gordons, I Go Die were present. It was packaged by Love Idoko’s lead Dream Pointer Limited.