1 of the #UBAMarketplace19 was amazing,
weather was perfect and the good people of Abuja did not disappoint. People
weren’t arriving in in twos or threes; they came in groups!
activity commenced, the stalls were full, the food court was steaming with
flavors and buzzing with people. The game section was fully packed. The kid’s
corner was filled. #UBAMarketplace
was a vibe!
off with a panel session- Stars and Suits: Afropop meets High Finance. A chat
with Wizkid and UBA GMD; Kennedy Uzoka.
moderated by Bollylomo covered the relationship between music and finance. It
was a highly insightful session. After the session, a huge announcement was
made. Click the link to get the full details; http://bit.ly/UBAxWizkid
Right after the session was a fashion show. It was yet another display of beautiful designs by Africa’s finest artists.
The designs were bold, daring, creative and of course African.
Africa sure is filled with so many talents.
treasure hunt. People had fun looking for clues from one point to another.
Eventually, a winner emerged.
display of creativity with another fashion show just as the Founder’s den- a
pitch session, was ongoing.
Moderated by Ozzy Agu, budding SME’s owners and entrepreneurs
with amazing ideas each pitched to a panel. After a deliberation, the judges
chose a winner. The winner was presented with his prize.
includes Dj Cuppy, Dj Neptune and Talented producer, Pheelz Mr Producer discuss
their journey so far and how they have used the booth to create success.
discussing the relationship between the bank and the booth was UBA’s Franklin
Erebor. He spoke on how UBA continues to strengthen the relationship between the
creative space and also the options available to the creative industry.
panel session kicked off the concert with DJ Cuppy as the first artist to set
the stage on fire. Next was Dj Neptune who took the crowd through a musical
Keeping the crowd entertained were BollyLomo and Shoddy.
came the beautiful and talented songstress, Niniola. She thrilled the crowd with some of her
popular songs. After Niniola was done, Wizkid came on stage to entertain the
yearning crowd. The crowd went wild.
crowd in his usual fashion. The crowd sang along song after song, word for
to an end with Wizkid singing lyrics from recent song; ‘Brown Skin Girl’. The
excited crowd sang at the top of their voices.
#UBAMarketplace was an event no one will forget in a hurry. We came, people saw
and left with memories they won’t forget in a hurry.