The Special Assistant to Akwa Ibom State Governor on Entertainment Industry, David Sergeant (Utang Akwa Ibom) has announced plans for Ibom Easter Fiesta on Easter Monday.
He made the announcement rising from the meeting of the state entertainment working committee held in his office in Uyo on Thursday, April 11, 2019.
The Governor’s aide called on Akwa Ibom people to turn out en-mass to Ibom Plaza from on Easter Monday, April 22 by 7pm to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ thousands of years ago and the re-election of Governor Udom Emmanuel in the last gubernatorial.
According to Mr David, ‘we have many reasons to celebrate, when the dice was cast and we took our stand with Udom Emmanuel in the tussle for the hilltop mansion, some people laughed at us, if not for God showing himself at the polls, we would not have had a reason to host this year’s Easter Fiesta, which is the 4th in the 4 – year first term of Governor Emmanuel’ , he said.
Speaking further, Utang said gospel musicians in the state led by State Chairman of Fellowship of Gospel Ministers of Nigeria (FOGMON), Pastor Bobby Frigga will grace the stage with songs of praise and thanksgiving.
The annual event remains open to all and this edition promises to be power packed.
Mr Sergeant called on individuals and corporate bodies in the state to catch and cash in on the event which is attended by thousands and reaches millions via traditional and social media.