AMBODE’S POPULARITY SOARS WITH ‘I BELIEVE CONCERT’
The candidacy of Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) received a massive boost over the weekend at the I Believe Concert, as a host of A-list Nigerian entertainers turned out en masse to show their belief in the man and demonstrate support for his ambition. Simply put, the turn out and show indicated that Ambode is the man of the moment. Beyond the entertainers, there was also a massive turnout of Lagosians, especially the youths at the concert which featured electrifying and mind blowing performances that had the crowd screaming for more all through the night. While addressing the concert-goers, Ambode assured that his administration would explore and maximize the huge potentials in the Entertainment, Sports and Tourism sectors for job creation and wealth. “What you have seen here is just a tip of what we have planned for you. We will open up Lagos State and allow every one the opportunity to make their dreams come true.
We will explore much more, entertainment, sports and tourism for the maximum engagement of our youths so they can earn more money for themselves. For us, opportunities are limitless and so we implore you to vote wisely by casting your vote for continuity in Lagos.” He also called on the electorate to remain steadfast in their resolve to make their votes count, even in the face of the election-postponement. “As you are well aware, the elections have been shifted, but we must keep the faith. Though they can shift the election, we will not let them shift our focus from rescuing Nigeria. We will keep our date with destiny. No matter what they do, that day will come and we believe we will triumph,” he assured. The highpoint of the event was when the he took to the stage to dance to Flavour’s highlife beats. He showed his youthful side as he sang along with the highlife crooner much to the surprise, excitement and admiration of the crowd. The roll call of entertainers at the concert included: Olamide, Flavour, Banky W, MI, Ice Prince, Pasuma, Yemi Alade, K9 and Nollywood stars like Jennifer(Funke Akindele), Desmond Elliot, Uti Nwachukwu. The event also had doses of comedy delivered by AY, Gbenga Adeyinka, Yaw, Seyi Law and Bash.
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