Come July 30, celebrity restaurant dancing restaurant, O’jez, National Stadium Complex, Surulere, Lagos, will be agog as the monthly O’jez Soccer/Celebrity Fans Nite Out will play host to Dr. Rafiu Ladipo, President General, Nigeria Football Supporters and Other Sports Club. Time is 7pm.
Dr. Ladipo has been an ardent supporter of Nigerian sportsmen and women for over three decades, leading a large contingent of of drummers, dancers and singers to any sporting event Nigeria are participating.
The O’jez Soccer Fans Nite, a night of music, comedy, awards and dance is designed to create a platform for brands to have a one on one contact with soccer fans, showcase the activities of the Nigeria Premier League, international football as well as promote peace, love and unity among Nigerian soccer fans. It is a forum designed also to appreciate, honour and celebrate Nigerian ex-internationals, active ones, sports media personalities, corporate firms and entertainers for their contributions to the growth and development of football and entertainment in Nigeria. The maiden edition attracted a crowd of over 1, 000 people.
The maiden edition which held in May was dedicated to former Super Eagles goalkeeper and captain Peter Rufai (Dodo Mayana), Mumuni Alao, sports journalist and Group MD, Complete Communications as well as renowned comedian Gbenga Adeyinka who all received the O’jez Lifetime Achievements Award.
Highlife musician and co coordinator of the event, Peterson Agu, promised a night of glamour, music, comedy and dance. “I promise you that it will be a night to remember, expectedly because we have top class comedians such as Elder O, MC Phrymzo and ATM among other acts lined up to thrill you. There will be plenty music and dance. Just put on your favorite club jersey or buy one from any of our ushers right there. I assure you that it will be a night of tribute to Dr. Ladipo and a night of undiluted entertainment. We keep improving after every edition and this one being the third edition will no doubt be an improved one from last month’s, this is why we are appealing to corporate bodies, brands to get involved in growing with us because we are going to the top with this initiative.”