By Eric Elezuo
The yearly mega charity concert popularly known as Ovation Carol, and hosted by the Ovation Media Group, publishers of Africa’s best celebrity journal, Ovation Magazine, is billed to hit the city of Lagos this weekend. The event is precisely taking place on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at the prestigious Eko Convention Centre of the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
This year’s show is being sponsored by the Esther Ajayi Foundation with the magnanimous epitome of charity and godliness, Reverend Esther Abimbola Ajayi, the Founder of Love of Christ Generation (C&S) Church, Clapham, England, at the helm of affairs.
Leading the army of entertainers and performers at the 2018 mega show, is the one and only Omo Baba Olowo (OBO), Davido with support artists of no mean feats including sonorous gospel singer, Sinach, Sammie Okposo, Yinka Ayefele, and Nonso Bassey.
Others are the multi-talented performer, Falz the Bahd Guy; smooth sailing Mr. Eazi, crowd puller, Burna Boy, Adekunle Gold, Teni, Mayorkun, Zeynab and Trill Tega.
While Big Bolaji will lead the praise session, DJ Cuppy will do what she does best on the wheel of steel, and not forgetting DJ Femo. Others are Vermis Bakare, Twizzy, and Jire.
The 2018 show will also be featuring a fashion show where A-list designer, Simi Ajayi, is expected to set the runway on fire with exquisite designs donned by beautiful women.
With its usual theme of ‘It’s all about hope’ the Ovation carol will also be dishing out goodies as is its tradition to deserving Nigerians. Among others, it will empower deserving young entrepreneurs, who will be announced on the night.
Above, the fiesta will witness the induction of personalities into the Ovation Hall of Fame. Recall that Dr. John Mahama and Reverend Esther Ajayi were inducted into the hall of fame the previous year.
Expected to grace this year’s event are the former President of Ghana, Dr John Dramani Mahama; Founder of Esther Ajayi Foundation, Reverend Mother Esther Ajayi; Chairman of Forte Oil, Mr. Femi Otedola; CEO of UT Financial, Mr. Ade Adebajo; Governorship candidates of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Jimi Agbaje; Social Democratic Party, Dr. Adetokunbo Pearse; captains of industries, royal fathers and many more.
For the past 11 years, Ovation Carol has showcased itself as arguably the biggest Pan African year end event featuring top and rising stars from the African continent and beyond.