The ancient city of Edo State will on December 30, 2018, come alive for the maiden edition of the Edo Entertainment Recognition Award night.
Billed to hold at Randekhi Gold hotel, Benin City, the event will not only celebrate talents in the state, it will also gather A-list Edo entertainers from all walks of life to celebrate a great year.
With the theme: A New Dimension To Youth Engagement And Empowerment, participants will be thrilled to the brim with first class entertainment, comedy from some notable entertainers.
Notable Nigerians to grace the event are former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomole; ace comedian, I Go Dye and veteran musician, Victor Uwaifo.
Other heavyweights to attend the event are Omosede Igbinedion; filmmaker, Lancelot Odua Imasuen, Apostle Johnson Suileman, Billy Osemwengie, Sunny Duke Okosun, Mabel Igbanor, Patrick Obahiagbon etc are also names for the award.
Eromosele Daniel Pikolo, organiser of the award, said the event poised at showcasing Edo state entertainers to the world, adding that fresh talents and notable Edo entertainers will be recognized at the event that promises to put the state as the highest beehive of entertainers.
Pikolo, a former Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Edo on culture and tourism said, “the Edo Entertainment Recognition award cuts across all spheres of human endeavors. We will be recognizing people from different industries who have contributed immensely to the development of entertainment industry in the state.”
Apart from recognising religious, political leaders and business moguls in the state, Pikolo further stated that some top shots in the entertainment industry will be speaking at the event.