|Alhaji Qudus Akande Obesere|
By Jumu’ah Abiodun
Popular fuji crooner, Abass Akande Obesere, a.k.a Paramount King of Fuji, is leading the pack of entertainers who are billed to storm Ibadan for the forthcoming 10-day Oyo Mega Trade Fair 2013 coming up in the Oyo State capital in August.
The entertainers, including another popular fuji artiste, the Ibadan-based Taiye Currency, Yinka James and Adetoun, will perform at Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, venue of the trade fair which comes up between August 9 and 18.
According to the entertainment consultant to the trade fair, Femi Odewole, both Obesere and Taiye Currency as well as other artistes billed to perform at the 10-day marketing event have confirmed the deal.
Odewole, who himself is a highlife musician leading Femi Odewole and his Guitar Band, said visitors to the trade fair will be entertained with cross-over music, featuring various types of music such as hip hop, apart from fuji and juju.
According to him, there will be no dull moment throughout the exhibition as an event DJ will start playing delightful music from 12 noon while live bands will take over from 5.00 pm daily.
The Oyo Mega Trade Fair will feature over 1,000 corporate organizations showcasing their goods and services and attract over 300,000 visitors at a daily average of 30,000 visitors.
Odewole said adequate security arrangements have been put in place while foolproof traffic measures have been worked out ahead of the event.