Gov Emmanuel dines with entertainers at Ibom Plaza: Grateful for support from entertainment industry !
The governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency, Mr Udom Emmanuel has expressed his gratitude to entertainers in the state for their unwavering support over the years, he made the remark at Ibom Plaza on the occasion of the ‘UDOM VICTORY CONCERT which coincided with the Akwa Ibom at 32 Celebration’.
The city center, Ibom Plaza on Monday, September, 23 wore a whole new look, as entertainers roll out the drum, the tone for the evening was set by gospel musician and the former Special Assistant to Governor on Project Monitoring, Godfada Uko which paved way for the planned Victory Concert to celebrate the governor’s victory at the Election Tribunal and also to mark the creation of the state thirty two (32) years ago.
The concert featured spectacular performances by a carefully selected crop of entertainers, some of them from far and wide to thrill the cheering crowd at Ibom Plaza, which made the event worth attending by guests from all walks of life, before the elated special guest and his entourage.
The host, the pioneer Special Assistant to Governor on Entertainment Industry, David Sergeant (Utang Akwa Ibom) in his welcome address said the reason why the jubilation is pertinent is not far fetched; entertainers in the state have enjoyed inclusiveness in the last administration, a typical example being the appointment of 8 entertainers into the Governor’s cabinet and the increased patronage of homegrown talents.
In his remark, the number one citizen, speaking through his representative, the Chairman of the People Democratic Party in Akwa Ibom State, Obong Paul Ekpo charged the entertainers to continue to support the Completion Agenda administration, having being convinced that the dividends of democracy are pouring in, in his words ‘ the candidates of our great party always deliver in office, so we assure you that if you continue to support us, we will not change the music’.
Deacon Udom thanked the entertainers for their unwavering support and dedicated the victory at the polls to God and to Akwa Ibom people.
Gov Emmanuel announces plans for Akwa Ibom Entertainers & Creatives !
… assures of presence at Victory Concert on Monday at Ibom Plaza !
The governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency, Mr Udom Emmanuel has announced plans to establish a hub for creatives and entertainers in the state.
The governor made the pronouncement at the Wellington Bassey globe on Friday, September 20, 2019 when he was received by a mammoth crowd comprising of entertainers, students and youths led by the pioneer Special Assistant to Governor on Entertainment Industry, David Sergeant (Utang Akwa Ibom).
In his remark, the number one citizen reiterated the need to be creative and birth noble ideas, he charged the audience and Akwa Ibom people at home and abroad to create ideas to assist government serve them better and gave assurance that his administration would reward great ideas from the citizenry to move the state forward.
‘I am already in talks with partners on an idea for students, which I will extend to entertainers, by providing technical support to artists, artistes and photographers ‘ he stated.
While speaking, Mr Emmanuel also confirmed his attendance at the planned Victory Concert scheduled to hold at Ibom Plaza on Monday, September, 23 to celebrate the governor’s victory at the Election Tribunal and also to mark the creation of the state thirty two (32) years ago.
Deacon Udom thanked the entertainers for their unwavering support and dedicated the victory to God and to Akwa Ibom people.
In chat with Utang Akwa Ibom after his reception for the governor, he stated that the planned concert, tagged ‘UDOM VICTORY CONCERT + Akwa Ibom at 32 Celebration’ will feature spectacular performances by a carefully selected crop of entertainers to make the show power packed, owing to the many reasons for celebration.