The city of Uyo is agog as visitors are trooping in enmass for the opening of the Ultramodern stadium on Friday, 7th November. Click here if you missed our first report.
members of the Mavin crew including the Don himself are soon to be in town. They will be performing their viral song ‘Dorobucci’ featuring 150 choreographers, Kcee will be performing ‘Limpopo’ featuring 80 choreographers while Mish, an indigenous artist, will be performing ‘Akwa Ibom Ayaya’ featuring 200 choreographers plus many others.
The two teams : Super Eagles and The Black Meteors of Ghana had arrived Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and are already rehearsing in preparation for tomorrow’s friendly match.
Watch out for more unveiling details and photos from the event.
THE EVENT PROGRAM
Fri, Nov 7, 2014 3:00 pm
National Anthem of Nigeria led by
National Anthem of Cote D’’Ivoire
led by Patience Ehi
National Anthem of Ghana led by
Emem Andrew featuring Ibom Unity Brass
Hymn: “Afo ‘modot itoro” by Aity Dennis
Prayer of dedication 3.45 pm
4.00 pm: Welcome Speech by His Excellency, the Executive Governorof Akwa Ibom State, ChiefGodswill Obot Akpabio, CON
4.05pm – Special Commemorative Song by Akwa Ibom Music Stars: Aity Dennis, Pat Akpabio, Fadabasi, Icekyd, Presh, King David, Mc Galaxy, Dikan, Desmond Offong, Unik, Mr. Xto, Pasto Goody Goody, Mish, Queen Favour, Skankin
Master, Aniekan Sasforo, Ann Inyang and Lemmy Jackson.
4:15pm – Video Presentation: The Making of Akwa Ibom Stadium
4.15 pm – Governor leads Mr. President and VIPs to the commissioningpoint
4.20 pm – Commissioning of the stadium by Mr. President Unveiling of the commemorative plaque
4.25 pm – Speech by His Excellency, the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR
Marching display by the Real
On-pitch pre-match entertainment featuring: Mish, singing “Akwa Ibom Ayaya”
Mavins Crew, singing “DoroBucchi”
KCee, singing “Limpopo”
Grand Parade: ‘Journey across the Land of UncommonTransformation’ featuring the following groups: Greater Tomorrow Football Academy, The State Cheer Leaders, Akwa Ibom Future Professionals Group, The Royal Rangers, Uyai Iban, Itembe, Council for Arts and Culture, Ekpe, Ekpo, the 9999 Choristers, The State Fire Service, The AKSG Protocol and Ibom Brass Band. Music: ‘Wavin’ Flag’, by K’naan
5.35 pm Arrival and pitch inspection by
the national teams of Nigeria – the
Super Eagles and that of Ghana –
the Black Stars
6.15 pm Presentation of the teams to the
three Presidents by HE the
Governor and the official VIP Party
Presentations at the State Box
National Anthems of Cote
d’Ivoire, Ghana and Nigeria
Departure..Akwa ibom ayaya.ado ok.