In a bid to have all genres of entertainment in Imo State working harmoniously, entertainers have come together under ‘Imo Artistes League’, an organization which is working tireless to take entertainers and entertainment to the next level in the state.
Knowing that entertainers are nothing without events, the League has rolled out its first event tagged ‘Imo Laff Session’, a Gospel-Comic event packaged to meet the needs of both the conservative and contemporary entertainment lovers in the state.
Speaking ahead of the event scheduled for September 23, 2016, the President of the League and even Facilitator, Hon. Iruno Chukwunonye said the event is being package to kick start a new chapter in the entertainment industry of the state.
On why only gospel music artistes were listed on the event he said: “How do you want to start something if not with God. At the end of the day, there will be events for everyone because we have musicians, those in the movies, comedians, DJs, dancers, models and even on-air personalities.
“We are working towards providing a platform for the teaming talented youths who contribute to the socio-economic development of the state. The event will afford Imolites a Godly and humorous atmosphere that will increase their life span. It’s something no one wants to miss”
Speaking further, the prolific Master of Ceremony explained that “We have everyone on board and someday, there will surely be something for everyone. We just want to be different now and everyone will be fighting to make the industry a great one. We must support ourselves and our own because no one will do it for us”
Hon. Iruno further stated that the event will also feature top comedians and dancers, while gospel music maestros Frank Edwards, Buchi, Chinyere Udoma will be headlining the event.
Other artistes listed for the event are Joe Praise, Deac. Chike Okafor, Tonnel Avo, Joseph Adesoji, King J and Obele Jesus.
Ace comedians Gordons, Dan De Humourous and Banana Mouth will be leading a league of comedians comprising of, Apostle Solo, 2Can Talk, MC Egbeigwe, Laffin Gas, Uncle O, Prince White, Preye, T Boy, Shedrack & Meshak, Broda Bossman and Paul & Silas.
The current arrow of entertainment in the state hailed the efforts of some members who are working tirelessly to see that the event is success, especially the Leauge’s Publicty Secretary, Mr. Tonygreg Ukaegbu aka MC Banana Mouth, urging Imolites and others who can make it to the event not to miss it, because it will be a lifetime experience.
The event will be taking place on Friday, September 23, 2016 at Imo International Convention Centre, Owerri, with Red Carpet starting by 4:00PM and main event kicking off two hours later by 6:00PM.
Tickets are on sale with Regular at N1000; VIP N3000; Table for Four N100,000 and Table for Eight N200,000. Hot lines for the event are 08061180355 and 08033423137.