Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom state literally came alive as limpopo crooner, Kingsley Okonkwo widely known as Kcee put on a 5 star performance at the unveiling of the Akwa-Ibom International stadium on friday, November 7,2014.
The artiste who got into the state on thursday, november 6,2014 rocked the stage and thrilled the dignitaries with some of his popular songs.
At the unveiling no fewer than four Heads of Governments from across the West African sub region gather for the elaborate commissioning of one of the most magnificent sporting infrastructure in Africa-the Akwa Ibom international stadium..
President Goodluck Jonathan, GCFR led Ghanaian leader, Dr. John Dramani Mahama and Ivorian Head of State, Dr. Alassane Ouattara to the stately Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo with Governor Godswill Obot Akpabio, CON, as Chief Host.
Akpabio is showcasing the majestic facility, which has already been approved by the Confederation of African Football for the crucial 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and South Africa on November 19, as one of the key points of his uncommon transformation of the oil –rich State.
Apart from Presidents Jonathan, Mahama and Ouattara, a number of Governors from across Nigeria were present, while President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick and some Executive Committee members and Management staff arrived in Uyo Thursdayevening.
The 30,000 – capacity venue, with a bullet –proof State Box that has 70 seats, has been described by the Vice President of Ghana Football Association, Mr. Fred Crentsil, A CAF delegate as being “among the best you can find anywhere in the world.”