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World Famous Shuga Band Celebrate 20th Anniversary


World Famous Nigerian band, Shuga Band, celebrated its 20th anniversary amidst pomp, glamour and melody.

The exclusive event had prominent Nigerians in attendance, like, Politicians, Corporate executives and entertainers.

Top dignitaries at the event were: wife of former Governor of Lagos State, Dame Abimbola Fashola; Dr Biodun Laja; Rtd. AIG Alapinni.

Also, Lady Maiden Ibru, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru, Hon. Bukola Olopade (Ozogula), and Mrs Kemi Nelson.

Furthermore, these guests were serenaded non-stop by award-winning performances by Shuga Band.

The 20th Anniversary celebration of this exclusive band held at Eko Hotel and Suites Convention centre in Vi, Lagos, on the 28th of October 2018.

Accordingly, the music concert was themed ‘Shuga Coated’, like their latest album.

There were guest performances from Small Doctor, Mayorkun, Damola, Tosin Martins, Koffi, Funnybone, Tee A, Bolanle Olukanni, Toyin Abraham and Dayo Amusa.

While mainstream artistes performed, they were unable to keep guests standing on their feet for long periods as they danced.

The climax of the concert was the emotional ‘I Can Walk’ performance by Akin Shuga. And it featured Adenike Oyetunde and Beulah Chigbu as their performance reinforced the belief in ‘ability in disability’.

The song is one of the inspiring tracks released by Akin Shuga earlier in the year and also in the latest Shuga Coated Album. It was produced by Cobhams Asuquo.

The helmsman of the band, Akin Shuga, delivered a heartwarming vote of thanks. Thus he appreciated guests at the concert, while also promising that Shuga Band would continually deliver on its craft.

In his own words:

“This is surreal for me and every member of this band. This whole crowd came to see us perform. We made history and we are extremely grateful to you for coming.

“To all the people who have consistently stood by us for these past 20 years, thank you. To all the couples who have had us as the preferred live band at their weddings, we are grateful.

“You all have shown us that it is possible to dream and achieve your dreams regardless of any challenge.  One thing I can promise you is that this is just the beginning for us.

“You have not seen anything yet. If you think we are great, we are about to be greater for the trust you have reposed in us, we will reciprocate with nothing short of excellence and quality service”.

See Photos From Shuga Coated Music Concert:

Photo Credit: King Solomon Ekhaiyeme

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