SHOW-STOPPING BEN MURRAY BRUCE’S 60TH B-DAY PARTY & BOOK LAUNCH
The glam-filled Friday night of February 19, 2016 was the 60th birthday celebration of showbiz impresario and Senator of the federal republic, Ben Murray Bruce.
A launching of the book (“The Common Sense Revolution”) kicked off the events throbbing with high octane personalities
This part of the ceremony was anchored by Mr. Odion Ajimogobia, former minister for Foreign Affairs.
Ex-governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke who represented former president Olusegun Obasanjo, was the chief presenter of the book and Special Guest of Honour.
High-flying guests included Senators Ike Ekweremadu, (Deputy Senate President), Godswill Akpabio, Gbenga Ashafa, Ndukwe Obu and Dino Melaye.
Others were Gombe State governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, ex-Govs. Mr. Peter Obi, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Chief Sam Egwu; Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Mr. Jim Ovia, founder of Zenith Bank, Nuhu Ribadu, Chief Opral Benson, Prof. Pat Utomi, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, etc.
Fast rising comedian, Bovi and OAP Ik Osakiodua hosted the party part.
Several artistes honoured Bruce with great performances, underscoring his massive influence in Nigerian entertainment. Fuji music star, Adewale Ayuba kicked off the show with his band. He was followed songster, Timi Dakolo. American veteran R&B star Jeffrey Daniel of Shalamar fame dueted with Yinka Davies, while 2Face Idibia also wowed the audience.
Others who performed included Alariwo, Ras Kimono, Wizkid, YCee, Vector, Timaya, M.I, Jesse Jagz, Ruby Gyang, Dr.Sid, Reekado Banks and Korede Bello.
DJs also marked the day: DJ Jimmy Jatt, DJ Humility and DJ Lamboghini were wheeling the steels.
According to the birthday boy, all the acts donated their te and talents voluntarily.
“I thank all the artistes who performed…. They all performed for free. I did not pay a dime. I feel so loved and honoured,” Bruce cooed.
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