The UK Government In Discussions With Burna Boy Lagos Show Organizers About Creating A Partnership
The UK government has begun discussions with the organizers of Burna Boy’s ‘Lagos Loves Damini’ performance to explore a relationship that would strengthen Nigeria’s entertainment sector. On Friday, according to reports, a meeting concerning the cooperation was held at the British deputy high commission in Lagos. Kaycee Kennedy, CEO of Wonder X, the organizers of Burna Boy’s show, and Chim Chalemera, country director of the UK Department for International Trade, were in attendance.
The conference followed the “success” of Burna Boy’s January 1 show, which was again criticized for poor planning and the singer’s late arrival. In an apology to his fans, the ‘African Giant’ singer criticized the organizers, stating that they “did an abysmal job”. However, at a meeting to discuss future collaborations, Kennedy stated that the ‘Lagos Loves Damini’ show “was Africa’s biggest outdoor music concert with over 30,000 audiences.”
Other significant advantages mentioned by Kennedy include the absence of reported casualties, theft, sexual assault, or sexual harassment. Despite the benefits, he noted several problems and learning opportunities. He stated that the intention to address the key issues and disadvantages encountered at the Lagos show needed a visit to the British deputy high commission to meet with the UK department for international trade and explore possible future collaboration.