Globacom brought excitement to this year’s Oke ‘Badan Festival as it featured popular Fuji artiste, Ibadan-born Saheed Osupa at a musical fiesta held over the weekend in Ibadan, Oyo State.
The musical fiesta pulled a massive crowd of fun-lovers from the student populace round the Trans Amusement Park, Agbowo, Ibadan where the event was held and fun lovers from all walks of life. The musical fiesta was heavily spiced up by DJ Top who was on the juke box, and while Gbenga Adeyinka, compeer of the show who took the captive audience through a journey of entertainment.
The musical fiesta is one of the major activities lined up to make this year’s Oke’Badan thick. Saheed Osupa serenade to his popular songs, leaving the ecstatic audience dancing and screaming for more. The ace fuji crooner indeed lived up to his billings as attested by some of the guests.
Mojisola Arogundade, an indigene of Ibadan who confessed to have enjoyed the show gave kudos to Globacom for its support for Oke ‘Badan and especially for the musical event which she described as a breath of fresh air in the town.
“With Globacom’s sponsorship, we have come to see that Oke’ Badan has potentials for tourism in this part of the country. Indeed, the Festival has succeeded in congregating all the sons and daughters of the land to discuss about our future as a people”, Arogundade noted.
Another indigene of Ibadan, Kabir Adepoju remarked that Globacom had displayed its commitment to the welfare of Nigerians by not only making its products and services available, but by providing an atmosphere of glee and euphoria for the benefit of fun-loving Nigerian youths and the young-at-heart by sponsoring cultural festivals.
Twenty-four –year old Olalekan Akinkunmi, won the singing competition and was accorded the rare privilege of performing alongside the main artiste, Saheed Osupa.
The musical fiesta is the icing on the cake of the sponsorship as it brings both the young and the young at heart together to hobnob, dance and be merry.
Oloye Lekan Alabi, the Alaasa of Ibadanland said at the event that he was impressed with Globacom for the initiatives that it had added to the festival.
Globacom is sponsoring the cultural festival for the first year of a three-year agreement that was struck last year with the custodians of the festival. The musical fiesta is a highlight of its sponsorship of the festival strengthened the bonding and camaraderie in the community.
There were also plenty of freebies in form of branded T-shirts, fez caps, carrier bags and bandanas which were won in singing and dancing competitions which attendees gladly took part in.