Nigeria’s First-ever Prom concert “Afroprom” king, queen emerges


Master Kenneth Ogbole and Miss Angela Okonkwo have emerged the maiden prom King and Queen of Nigeria’s first-ever Afrocentric Prom concert Tagged “Afroprom”, an official has said.

The J. Vanni Global Creative Director, Mobola Abiru disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos on Monday.

According to her, they were each voted in by the audience from a shortlist of three, which was selected from hundreds of entries.

“This is also what we always wanted to do: create a platform for these teens and young adults to mingle and network freely, learning key life values yet having the time of their lives.

“We are proud of this initiative and how great this turned out to be and to crown it all, the emergence of the Afroprom King and Queen.

She said that the Afrocentric Prom night was lit up by performances from Teni, Rema, Joeboy and Fireboy among others.

Abiru added that apart from entertainment, the audience also listened to inspirational speeches from popular musician-turned politician Banky W, multi-award winning media personality and Red Media co-founder, Debola Williams.

She said that also Bada Akintunde Johnson, country manager of Viacom International Media Networks Africa spoke to the audience.

She said that Mrs Adebimpe Ihekuna, Group Head, Products & Markets Development Group, Polaris Bank Limited, addressed the teaming audience on seven important keys required to drive unimaginable success.

Edited by Ekemini Ladejobi