by crossriverwatch admin
Nigeria’s A-list highlife music crooner, Sunny Neji, during the just concluded Democracy Day celebration, took his home state, Cross River, by storm with a back to back comedy and music entertainment show.
The event, which was tagged ‘Laugh and Quench’ held at the Cultural Center, Calabar bringing together top comic and music divers to scintillate audiences from all walks of life with exceptional performances.
Among the top comic artistes who made spotlight at the show include I Go Die, I Go Save; and Gandoki; while the popular musicians who displayed stunning performances include J. Martins, Ice Prince and Sunny Neji, himself.
Speaking during the event, the CEO of Impakt Records Production and the Ntol Ashe 1 of Ekajuk, Sunny Neji, the organizer of the event said the event which is expected to hold yearly in the state is aimed at complementing entertainment events in the state.
According to SunnyNeji, who is also Cross River tourism ambassador “the state government has positioned Cross River as the preferred tourist destination, I’m creating something else for them to add in the entertainment calendar, so people keep coming to the state from January to December , not just during Christmas alone.”
“I have no other home but Cross River that’s why I’m always here every time to give my best; and I’m out there trying as best as I can to represent the state,” he told CrossRiverWatch on why he chooses to take the show home.
Other comedians also registered great performances at the event including comic idols like Monkals, Last Prophet, Robert Ekpo, MC Mbakara amongst others; while Cross River musicians like Real P Ajaba, Nfaso, GYC and many others also gave a good account of themselves at event.
Among the show ravers and glitterati of the state who graced the event include the Commissioner of Information, Mr Akin Rickett; former Commissioner of Finance, Mr. Chris Agibe; music veterans, King Fela Ade, Blacky and many other top shots in the state.
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