It was also gathered that a Journalist who works with NostoryTV, was mercilessly beaten by Davido’s bodyguard and had to be rushed to UCH where he was revived. The journalist got assaulted at Mayorkun’s concert after he approached Davido for an interview.
However before the Journalist who allegedly had an evident access tag could meet up with the singer, he was dragged and beaten by his bodyguard till he lost consciousness. He was left with a swollen face, alongside his equipment which was damaged. Online sources also claimed that people had sex, while the concert was going on.
Fun lovers around Oyo State had anticipated turning up for the event which was tagged ‘The Mid-year shutdown’ by the presenters of the event, The Ibadan Countdown Festival Company (IBCF).
Before the concert was held, a partner of the IBCF, Alfred Emeka said;
“We are pleased the present such an event to the pacesetter state. Davido, Mayorkun and the DMW gang have been so gracious as to partner us for the event which is the first of its kind this year. Remember we had the Mavins and friends last December and the IBCF has positioned itself as the convener of the biggest events in Oyo State. This particular concert is the first mid year event that we are holding and it will build up expectations to the countdown festival that will hold in December. We want to prove that Ibadan can host the biggest events. Our people are fun loving and brands can take advantage to showcase.”
Mayorkun headlined the event alongside top acts like Davido, Peruzzi, Dremo, Yonda, Idowest, Slimcase, Skales, LAX, Small Doctor, Oyinkanade, Sheun Natural, Sade Blaq.