Lokoja-born Mercy Johnson-Okojie will be the master of ceremonies at the Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour,billed to hold at the Confluence Stadium Indoor Sports Hall in Lokoja, Kogi State capital,this Saturday. She will be joined on stage by the Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim and this event by Globacom, promises to offer “world-class entertainment”.
Also, in attendance will be Nollywood legends Patience Ozokwor a.k.a. Mama G and Richard Mofe-Damijo, whose presence will give the show vibrancy.
Globacom, the organiser of the event, said that seven of the best Nigerian musical acts right now, will deliver superb performances to residents of the town and its environs.
The Telecom giant, in a statement issued in Lagos, said that those to perform at the show are: the Marvin Records singer, Korede Bello; the ‘mad over you’ crooner, Douglas Jack Agu (Runtown); Inetimi Alfred Odon, a.k.a. Timaya, and Innocent Idibia, also known as Tuface.
Also expected are: Chinedu Okoli, a.k.a Flavour; Chibuzor Nelson Azubike, a.k.a. Phyno, and Olamide Adedeji a.k.a Baddo.
According to Globacom, which is the biggest corporate promoter of entertainment in Nigeria, “…the show is free, but to attend, subscribers have to use a credit of N2,000 for data or voice calls within a month. Once subscribers meet this criterion, they have to send SMS ‘MUSIC LOKOJA’ to a short code 207 and they will get a message inviting them to the show”.
Globacom explained further that subscribers who have not used up to N2,000 but wish to attend the concert should be at the venue of the show to recharge their lines with the same amount to get an invitation.
The Lokoja show is the 21st edition since the concert kicked off on April 15 in Awka, Anambra State. The concert had earlier stopped over in Awka, Owerri, Calabar; Asaba; Aba; Port Harcourt; Ajah (Lagos) ; Benin City; Abuja; Victoria Island (Lagos) ; Ibadan; Ikeja (Lagos); Ijebu Ode; Abeokuta; Ekpoma;. Suleja; Akure; Kubwa, Kaduna and Enugu.
Other cities which will host the show after Lokoja are Makurdi, FESTAC (Lagos) ; Ibadan; Ayingba; Port Harcourt and Ikorodu (Lagos).
The Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour is a 27-week show, rich with complete entertainment, specially designed to celebrate and reward Globacom’s teeming subscribers for their loyalty over the years.