Top comedians I Go Dye, Senator, other top comedians will entertain Glo subscribers at the next stop of the Laffta Fest train in Makurdi, Benue State in North Central Nigeria on Sunday October 8, 2017.
The Makurdi show is the 26th concert after the concert began in Port Harcourt on April 16 and it will hold at 4pm at the Royal Choice Inn, in the heart of Makurdi.
In a statement released from its head office in Lagos, Globacom said that the Makurdi edition of Glo Laffta Fest will also feature Nollywood legend, Kanayo O. Kanayo as a celebrity guest, while the duo of Nollywood’s finest damsels, Ebube Nwagbo and Uche Jombo will be the show anchors.
The performers have also been speaking ahead of the show. Francis Agoda, better known as I Go Dye, said he was poised to give Makurdi residents the best of his jokes on Sunday. “I want to appeal to the good people of Makurdi not to miss out on the fun of Glo Laffta Fest this Sunday. It is going to be the best evening they have had ever! Take it to the bank”, he said.
Gordons in his own comments said: “I am super excited to be on Glo Laffta Fest stage in Makurdi on Sunday. I’m all revved up to unleash the fun. Don’t be left behind. Come and have the fun of your life”.
Laffta Fest is the biggest comedy concert going round the country courtesy of telecoms firm Globacom. The company has been taking the continent’s best comedians to major cites of the country. Those on the comedy train have been Basketmouth, Salvador from Uganda, Bovi Ugboma, I Go Dye, Acapella, De Don, Seyi Law, Bash, Senator, Dan D’Humorous, Kenny Blaq, and Still Ringing, among others.
The show, berthed in the commercial city of Onitsha last Sunday, drawing a mammoth audience from Onitsha and its environs.
According to Globacom, “this massive comedy show is on the final lap now, having traversed the length and breadth of this great country in the last 25 weeks. The show has continued to evolve every week since the first edition. In essence, the people of Makurdi will be getting on Sunday the very best of comedy they will ever find on a single stage. Our subscribers and prospective subscribers are invited to partake in this unforgettable comedy fiesta”.
To attend the Makurdi show, Glo subscribers who have used up to N2,000 credit in the last one month are required to text ‘LOL’ with the location name to the short code 240; for example, “LOL Makurdi” to 240. Subscribers who do not meet this criterion but who wish to attend the show are requested to go to the event venue with N2000 to purchase airtime for their own use. They will then be entitled to a ticket.