American gospel artist Donnie McCurklin surprised the citizens of Akwa Ibom state with his special and fluent rendition of a popular Ibibio song ‘Amanam Eyen Abasi’ during this year’s edition of the annual Akwa Ibom state’s special carol service.
this year’s edition of the annual ‘9999’ Akwa Ibom state governor’s carol service that held last night at the Uyo Township stadium.
The event had in attendance the first person of the state, Governor Godswill Akpabio and his wife, political chieftains, captains of industry, senior citizens, elder statesmen and Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God.
The Uyo Township Stadium was filled to capacity with over 20,000 guests and 9,999 Carol Singers selected from the 31 local government areas in the state.
Governor Akpabio who stated that the “carol service was organised annually to unify all cultures, religions and sects of Nigeria”, led a one minute silence observation in honor of Nigerians that lost their lives in different disasters in 2012.