Davido, Tiwa Savage, Teni, D’banj and Ayra Starr are set to perform at Lagos State Government’s special live festival to celebrate Nigeria’s Independence.
The state government announced this via an official statement titled, “LASG Celebrates Nigeria’s Independence With ‘Eko On Show’ Festival.”
The show will also feature some other A-list musicians, dancers, and fashion designers.
The event is scheduled to hold on Friday, October 15, 2021, at the Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The purpose of the event is to revive and showcase the entertainment industry in Lagos State.
Also, Veteran musicians like Kwam 1 and Shina Peters will be performing at the event.
Announcing this, the state Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, said at a press conference on Tuesday, at Muri-Okunola Park, Victoria Island:
“This event is designed to raise the spirits of Lagosians, to give them inspiration, and to entertain them with the rich and vibrant culture of Lagos and its people. Entertainment, fashion, and food are huge drivers of the state’s economy – they embody the spirit of our independence and have helped Nigerian culture to make its mark on the world.”
For a lucky 500 guests, a wide variety of amazing food and drink will be available all evening in the hospitality area, curated by Eat Drink Lagos. Sponsors include Pepsi, courtesy of Seven-Up Bottling Co., and Orijin from Diageo PLC.
To maintain strict COVID-19 protocols, tickets will be allocated by invitation only to a guest list from across Lagos society. The gates at Muri Okunola Park will open at 2:00 pm and the show will run from 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm.