With effect from tomorrow Friday 16th Dec., 2016 and ending Saturday 17th Dec., 2016, Jalingo, the capital of the ‘Nature’s Gift to the Nation’, Taraba will be agog with a Statewide Carnival with some of Nigeria’s finest artists who will be performing live in a Concert tagged, ‘Taraba Peace Concert’.
The Concert which is organised by Mary and Prolific Entertainment, and sponsored by PW Constructions Ltd, MTN Nigeria, CGC Nigeria, Indomie Noodles, Ben 10 Equipments amongst others is aimed at uniting the people of the State as well as empowering individuals and groups.
The event will feature a street carnival which will involve cultural troupes across the 16 Local Government Areas of the State, and also the award of prizes to winners of the ongoing football competition and the cooking contest.
A brand new 32-seater Coaster Bus is up for grabs by the winning football team, while a completely furnished restaurant with one year rent will go to the winner of the cooking contest.
As part of their Corporate Social responsibility, Mary and Prolific Entertainment is constructing two boreholes to supply water to the IDPs camps in Kona and Mutum-Biyu. They are also constructing two sets of Bathrooms and Toilets at the NYSC camp in Jalingo.
It should be noted that, Mary and Prolific Entertainment have been working assiduously in Taraba State for the past two months to ensure that the programme succeeds.
As part of its efforts at maintaining peace in Taraba, the State Government has made adequate arrangements for security and venue for the event.