Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has thrown his weight behind the 8th edition of Laffmattazz with Gbenga Adeyinka 1st and Friends taking place in Ilorin, the state capital on Sunday September 3, 2017.
The endorsement is coming after the ace comedian kicked off preparations for the hosting of the comedy and music event, which the governor will grace as special guest of honour. The show will also have special appearances from Nollywood stars like Femi Adebayo aka Jelili and Yomi Fash Lanso.
Speaking on the endorsement, Adeyinka said: “We have been blessed with supportive leaders in the South West. From Lagos State to Ogun, Osun and now Kwara, the governors have been nothing but supportive. Hence, my joy with the endorsement of His Excellency, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed for our show on Sunday September 3, 2017.”
The comedian further said; “We have been here for a while planning and preparing for a top notch event and we got feedbacks from the people, hence the inclusion of the new king of streethop, Small Doctor. The Ilorin people have said for the 8th edition billed for Sallah celebration, the headliners can’t be complete without this young man doing us proud.”
While Gbenga Adeyinka will headline the show holding at the Banquet Hall, opposite Government House, Ilorin, he would be joined by top acts like Reminisce, Olu maintain, QDot, Terry Apala, Gandoki and Omobaba.
With DJ Incredible, DJ Banky and DJ Lollypop holding down the wheels of steel, other entertainers penciled to rock the show include Bash, Capital Femi, Dotman, Lord of Ajasa, Toqs, Sonorous, Martins, Climax J, Wales, Peteru, MC Ajele, Baba Alariya, Samo Baba, Deeone, Remote, Thecutestabiola, Bendapoet and Karikatalk.