OPINION: How King Pereama Freetown Reinvigorate Ayakoromo Beach Carnival to Spice Up Olorogun Festival
By Francis Tayor.
January 28th, 2022 will continue to be a memorable day in the hearts of Niger Deltans, especially the ljaw people who witnessed the 2022 Ayakoromo Olorogun Beach Carnival as the Numoupere ll of lzon-Ibe Owigiri highlife music, King Pereama Freetown JP, thrilled the mammoth spectators with best of good sound and music to the maximum satisfaction of his fans worldwide.
It has become a tradition and part of the hospitable people of Ayakoromo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, that whenever the community releases her annual programme of the year, a day is set aside for beach fiesta ahead of the first outing of the popular Ayakoromo Olorogun masquerade.
It was on record that over the past 13 years when One Love social club of Ayakoromo brought King Pereama Freetown to perform last, the beach carnival had suffered a huge set back in terms of turn out and massive patronage.
To God be the glory, there was a turn around as the Numoupere ll of llzon-Ibe Owigiri highlife music, King Pereama Freetown JP, took the main stage this time as he restored and reinvigorated the lost glory in pulling a mammoth crowed that almost caused a stampede at the 2022 Ayakoromo beach carnival.
The Chief Security Officer, CSO of the occasion, Prince Kelvin Perekeme attested to the fact that it cost him and his boys a sleepless day and night to map out strategists before, during and after the memorable beach carnival in order to maintain peace and orderliness in the community.
He asserted that Ayakoromo beach have not witnessed such a massive crowed in the past one decade. ” Seeing the mammoth crowed at the beach, I was provoked to denny myself from pleasure to join my boys in order to provide adequate security at the event”, Prince Kelvin stated.
Meanwhile, the invited special guests of honour of the day where not left out as Alaowei Promise Lawuru from Egbema Kingdom, Gen. Godday Smith alias Bounanaowei, Chief Priest Godwin Oroupade aka Danjer the mirror gods, Cdr. Josiah Oyimi, Stephen Christmas, King Zubri, Apostle Timi Yanky, Selebi Tarebi, Ogbeinama Atumu, Hon. Timi Akuna, Hon. Kofi Amasuomo, Ekampou Enewaridideke, Mrs. Doris Adama amongst others abducted the stage for over thirty minutes as they spray and appreciated the performing musically fitted great grand master, King Pereama Freetown with varieties of Nigeria naira currency.
Where’as, his undying fans also hold him hostage at the stage with their smart camera andriod phones snapping, videoing, screaming and dancing to the melodious tunes of best of King Pereama songs as he performs.
Even the performing guest artiste, King Pereama Freetown was amazed by the display of show of love at him by friends, love ones and his undying fans present at the beach carnival.
It was confirmed by the over excited whaling mammoth crowed that King Pereama Freetown has bring back to limelight Ayakoromo Olorogun Beach Carnival in pulling the population of over ten thousand people across the Niger Delta region to grace the event.
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Another glamorous and spectacular moment at the beach was when the Creek MC Akpolokpolo 1 of Niger Delta alongside the CEO/Publisher Niger Delta Mirror Ndm News Online, Comrade Oyinbi Onduku swagalliciously handled the microphones to anchor the occasion as the duo stylishly welcomed all the special invitees to wholeheartedly made their donations to support the organizers of the event.
Expressing his appreciation, the sponsor of the beach carnival, Mr. Moses Egbegi, said he was overwhelmed by the massive turnout despite the economic challenges in the country. He specifically thanked the Numoupere ll of lzon-Ibe for his consistent non-stop brilliant performance at the beach in other to capture the soul, body and mind of the audience to a standstill at the occasion.
He went further to appreciate all the special invited guests of honor, the mass medias, King Pereama Fans Club worldwide, DJ. Angos, Dollar Girl, Multibee and all the security agencies, especially the Nigerian Army and Ayakoromo Vigilante group for their gallantry in providing adequate security at the event.
In his remark, the media promoter of the beach fiesta, Comrade Oyinbi Onduku extended his sincere heartfelt appreciation to the astonishing performance of the various media organizations that publicized the beach carnival to achieve a great success.
Onduku specifically appreciated DailyWatch Newspaper, Egbema Voice, Gbaramatu Voice, the PeoplesVoice, Coastal Time, the Liberator Newspaper, Niger Delta Mirror Ndm, Hinfa TV and other numerous social media users that help disemminated the event in their various capacities to support the organizers. Godbless you all for your amazing support, Onduku concluded.
However, Prince Kelvin Perekeme and Apostle Timi Yanky also commended the organizers of this year Ayakoromo Beach Carnival, adding that the duo will put head together looking forward to sponsor the coming year 2023 beach carnival.