Pepsi Entertainment Ambassadors; Star boy Wizkid and Marvins Diva Tiwa Savage led thepack of top artistes who ushered fans into the New Year with their performances on the last day of One Lagos Fiesta, a one-week show which replaced the annual Lagos Countdown show.
Thousands of Lagosians had thronged the Pepsi co-sponsored event at several centres in Lagos, as they celebrated 2015 while welcoming 2016 with joy and expectations.
The massive crowd that came were excited as their favourite artistes held them spellbound with mesmerising performances.
Tiwa who was part of the Mavins crew sang from her rich repertoire including ‘Eminado’ and ‘Girlie-o’, her duet with Patoranking which had the crowd singing along.
Wizkid who wore wine Safari attire came on stage waving the ‘One Lagos Fiesta’ flag before setting the stage on fire with his popular song ‘Surulere’, which he called the “new national anthem.”
The Governor of Lagos State, His Excellency, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode who sat close to the stage danced all through the night. Ambode thanked Pepsi and other sponsors who have over the years kept Lagosians happy and expectant of a better future with platforms such as One Lagos Fiesta.
The Governor promised a better Lagos in 2016 with the cooperation of every Lagosian especially corporate citizens like Pepsi and the other sponsors who have been engaging the youths in constructive activities.
Brand Manager, Seven-up Bottling Company Plc, Mr. Segun Ogunleye said: “Pepsi celebrates the Nigerian youth and supports their passion points such as music and football. One Lagos Fiesta offers a positive way to celebrate last year and welcome the New Year, which is why Pepsi has been sponsoring the event.”
Other artistes that performed were R&B crooner Darey, rap icon Olamide, Timaya, Waje, Simi, Nomoreloss, Sasha, Sexy Steal, DJ Cuppy, Don Jazzy and the Mavins: Dr. Sid, Tiwa Savage, Dija, Korede Bello, Reekado Banks, D’Prince and Chocolate City’s crew with Ice Prince and Jessy Jags.
Gbenga Adeyinka The 1st, the host of the event cracked ribs with AY chipping in a joke or two that made the audience go wild in laughter.
The One Lagos Fiesta was held in Victoria Island, Agege, Ikorodu, Badagary and Epe.