La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort, Lagos last Easter hosted a four-day package for guests of the Nigeria’s foremost holiday resort by inviting a group of musicians who came all the way from the United States of America (USA) taking up African names on the beach front.
The group, Club Nouveau R&B – pop band members made up of Jay King (Kolawole), Samuelle Prater (Seun), and Valerie Watson put up a superlative performance to the delight of the several guests and people within the Ikegun environ.
The Easter package, which was put together by Wanle Akinboboye, founder of La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort, and who also doubled as the Tourism Ambassador of World Conference of Mayors for Africa, commended the management’s generosity for bringing the American group and Nigeria’s top act.
Apart from Club Nouveau that thrilled the crowd, Iyanya Mbuk (popularly known as Iyanya); in-house super star, Oluwatoyin Oluwaferanmi Akinola (Afe Onikoko) world-renowned female potter; Ibukun Ayoola, fondly called Olo; and Anu Azigbu, both of Atunda Entertainment also performed.
The Easter celebration was an unforgettable one for fun lovers, as La Campagne Tropicana, Beach Resort Ikegun, Lagos State, was put together for the resort’s guests.
The package tagged “Easter and More” was a mixture of music, beach fun. and culinary experience.
Apart from the aforementioned, the beach offers opportunity for nature walk on the mangrove forest at the beach front.
Like Akinboboye often says, “As our tradition, La Campagne will always [an] offer exquisite experience.”
He said: “The Easter festivities which kicked off on Good Friday when the guests started arriving for the weekend of fun, ran through Monday for the main performance when Club Nouveau and Iyanya mounted the stage.
“Activities for the first day included: dance aerobics, swimming, canoeing, among other outdoor sporting activities. The atmosphere was a mini-carnival in which people paraded on the beach front and danced to good music.”
Akinboboye, who is also the CEO of Atunda Entertainment, stated that Club Nouveau R&B – pop band was picked among the very many artists considered for the Easter celebration, because the group possesses one of the most memorable, distinctive music ever heard in popular music, with their hit song “Lean on Me.”
One major aspect of the Club Nouveau group activities, was their adoption of African (Yoruba) names that was performed by His Royal Highness, Musiliu Habib Sanni., Bale of Ikegun, Ibeju Lekki, and the local government area of Lagos State.