For indigenes of Benue state, Friday, May 28 remains aÂ day they will not forget in a hurry.
Defying the torrential rain, thousands of them trooped to the IBB Square to catch a glimpse of the Democracy Day concert which was in its second edition.
Contemporary Gospel Musician, Segun Obe was just the right choice to herald guests into the heart of the event; his soulful rendition of the national anthem ignited the fire of patrotism in the guests that were present for the concert and got many asking for more.Â Â After him came a string of budding artistes who tried to out do one another.
J Martins was the first in the league of the A list artistes to mount the stage. He did virtually all his songs. From hit tracks E no Easy, to Oyoyo and the vivacious Eva, J Martins was on point.
Nollywood was properly represented in the food basket state as Clem Ohameze came next after Helen Paul to hail the Makurdi people. He appreciated them for the love shown to Nollywood.
Then came the revelation of the night, Omotola who was received with excitement.Â Many wondered how well she would perform that night. And did she deliver? Yes she did and right too. She even shocked many when she turned back and rolled her backside to the delight of the crowd.
Moments later, Nigeriaâ€™s biggest music export, 2face took to the stage and the crowd went wild with ecstasy.
He thrilled the crowd with his hit songs one after the other and spent about an hour on the stage. With his live band, style, and artistic stage presence, 2face was unarguablely the class act of the night.