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Following the last two editions of a virtual and hybrid concert; The Experience Lagos returned to where it all started, The Tafawa Balewa Square, Onikan for this year’s edition – the 17th in the series. As usual, the highly anticipated concert featured a line-up of multi-award winning international and Nigerian gospel artistes, who gave spectacular performances giving credence to the fact that this is indeed the most widely viewed concert.

‘The Experience’ lived up to its name as each of the artiste came up to give outstanding ministrations. Travis Greene, Donnie Mcclurkin, Phil Thompson, Nathaniel Bassey, Dunsin Oyekan, Eben, Mercy Chinwo, Tope Alabi, LMGC, Moses Bliss, Mr. M & Revelation, Sinach, Chandler Moore, Onos Ariyo, Preye Odede, Eno Micheals , Tim Hughes, Muyiwa Olarewaju all left the audience enthralled as they led the hundreds of thousands of worshippers present at the Tafawa Balewa Square and millions more watching on digital platforms across the world, in heartfelt worship, with one voice, reverencing; JESUS, THE EXCEPTIONAL ONE.

The night was compered by undisputed veterans, Mrs Dayo Benjamin-Laniyi, IK Osakioduwa & Bankole Wellington who held the audience engrossed with their versatility at hosting an event as unique as  The Experience’.

What is a night like ‘The Experience’ without satirical jokes and innuendos from stand-up comedians like Forever, Damilola, MC Abbey, Kenny Blaq and Akpororo who left the audience in stitches with their well curated and humorous pieces.

Present also at the event were dignitaries such as the Consul General, US Consulate to Nigeria, Will Stevens, the Political Officer covering South West Nigeria, US Consulate, Lagos, Janine Lewis, Lady Maiden Cecelia Ibru, Publisher of the Guardian Newspapers,  Olori Aiyiviruewinoya Atuwatse III, Olori Ladun Sijuade,  Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, Founder and Senior Pastor of the Trinity House, Funke Akindele, Deputy Governorship Candidate under the Peoples Democratic Party, Award-winning fashion designer, Chief (Mrs) Abah Folawiyo, Reverend Victor Adeyemi, Founder and Senior Pastor of the Global Harvest Church, Group MD/CEO of GTCO, Mr. Segun Agbaje and his lovely wife, Mrs. Derin Agbaje, Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi and many others.

The night was more than a gospel music concert, as Pastors led the attendees in prayers for their wellbeing and for the nation. One of the notable moments in the night was the rendition of the Nigerian National Anthem by Segun Obe, Chee Okebalama, Precious Emmanuel and Nathaniel Bassey as it reminded everyone in the audience of the need for unity in our diversity.

Speaking at the event, Metropolitan & Senior Pastor of all House On The Rock, Paul Adefarasin, delivered an impactful message centred on how God keeps His promises to His people and does not need the approval of any man to lift up a person or a nation. He further buttressed on the fact that all Nigerians will be needed in the rebuilding of our country, so that the next generation can inherit a well-structured and prosperous Nation.

Corporate Social Responsibility Partners for The Experience 17, Dufil Prima Foods Plc, were also present at the venue with many of their products including their popular noodle brand, Indomie Instant Noodles, Magik Drinks, Minimie chinchin and others.  Dufil Prima Foods is a leader in the instant noodles market sphere and proud social innovators who are supporting the growth of art in whatever form Nigeria.














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