By Oto-Obong Clement
Popular Nigerian comedian Godwin Komone, A.K.A Gordons and actor, Chinedu Ikedieze A.K.A Aki were notable absentees at the 2018 edition of the comedy show, Lafta Card with Monkals which held Sunday in Calabar, the Cross River State capital.
The duo were advertised as celebrity guests and performers but did not show up for the event with no word from the organizers concerning their absence.
However, 10 year old DJ Shyne thrilled audience at the event which saw performances from top notch comedians including Akpororo, Kenny Blaq, Koboko, MC George, Sam Ajibola A.K.A Spiff as well as Destalker.
Also, musical performances from Real Pee, Challex D Boss, Young Bone, DJ Power, DJ Johnero among others got the audience on their feet.
The show is in its second edition and the host, Monkals, who is the Chief Executive Officer of Kals Entertainment, said that the then 9 year old DJ Shyne had thrilled his fans at the first edition held at the Cultural Center complex and promised that it will be same in the second edition and subsequent ones.
He disclosed that after spending 25 years in Calabar, he had to relocate to Lagos where he has spent four years now and pledged that he will use the platform to allow other creatives develop and showcase their talents just like DJ Shyne.
“DJ Shyne will be playing in Lagos with others stars like AY show, Akpororo event, Kenny Black, Sam Ajibola and a lot. I appreciate DJ Power the father of DJ Shyne for bringing up a little talented DJ in the country,” he said and called out his brother whom according to him did not support his career as an entertainer at its early stage.
The show which was anchored by Mr. Ajibola who is popular for his role in the series; “The Johnsons” was taken to a different dimension when he empowered school children in the show by giving out exercise books from his charity organization.
Below are some pictures from the event…
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