By John Mkom, Jalingo.
After series of visits and donations of cash and food items to the Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Taraba State, the Managing Director of PROLIFIC entertainment film is ready to reward winners of the Taraba Peace Concert competitions with gifts such as a brand new Coaster Bus (for football team winner) and a Restaurant (for cooking competition).
PROLIFIC is organizing a Taraba State Peace Concert, an event that is targeted to bring all the people of the state across the 16 Local Government Areas to showcase their cultural and traditional activities in Jalingo the state capital.
The aim of the Concert is to unite the people of the state after series of communal and religious crisis.
In a Press Statement signed by the MD, Mr. Simon Oshi said construction of a Bathroom and Toilet was ongoing at the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) Camp in Jalingo to commiserate with the activities marking the Peace Concert.
The MD further disclosed that 2 bore holes were under construction at two IDP Camps in Kona at Jalingo Local Government Area, while another one was ongoing at Mutum-Biu IDP Camp in Gasol Local Government Area of Taraba State.
Vanguard News gathered that the event was organized by PROLIFIC Entertainment Industry in conjunction with Taraba State Government.
PROLIFIC, according to information gathered, is the major SPONSOR of the event. The state government is behind the provision of security and venue of the event as against the speculations that the state government has dosed out an amount of 150 million naira to organize the event.
The Peace Concert is coming up on the 17th of December, all is set for the concert, almost all activities in connection to the event have been commenced, the football competition is ongoing, the dancing competition at local government levels is at an advanced stage.
Our planned gift to the winners of all competitions are already on ground and security arrangements have already been taken care of by the State government.
We are giving out a brand new Bus to winners of football competition, we will donate a complete Restaurant to the winner of cooking competition, we are currently developing a Toilet and Bathroom structure at Jalingo NYSC Camp and it is at 85% completion.
We are digging 2 Bole holes, one Mutum-Biu IDPs Camp and another one at Kona IDPs Camp and they will be set for commissioning to commiserate the take off of the Peace Concert.