The Lagos State government through the ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture will host a Street Party for Lagosians on December 3rd and 4th, the acting commissioner of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Adebimpe Akinsola, announced on Friday.
According to her, the Street Part has become necessary for Lagosians and all friends of Lagos from around the world to come and experience the best of hospitality and entertainment that Lagos has to offer.
“Lagos Street Party will be held on the street of Lagos like a moving party which is a new concept. You will see a huge influx of people coming to Lagos to be a part of the event. This is part of the administration of Governor Ambode to use project THESE (Tourism, Hospitality, Entertainment and Sports) for excellence to grow the state’s economy.”
She also explained that this is in line with previous events organised by the ministry in the past. “Lagos through the ministry of sports organised the Lagos Marathon last year. Last December, we organised the One Lagos Fiesta in Ikeja, Badagary, Ikorodu, Lagos and Epe local governments otherwise called IBILE. We have organised and will continue to organise and support events that will use THESE to contribute to the economy of the State.”
The party will be an opportunity for visitors to enjoy the best of Lagos music acts like Olamide, Phyno, among others. The best of ‘local dishes’ will also be available at street party. Foremost Mama Put joint, Whitehouse will be there to serve tasty street food.
The train of Lagos Street Party will move along the stretch of Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island Lagos through the Lagos Bar Beach.