Magic 102.9 FM, Aba, Cancels 2020 edition of ‘Evening of Carols’
Saturn communications, owners of Magic 102.9 FM Aba, yesterday announced the cancellation of this year’s Magic FM’s ‘Evening of Carols’, which would have been the 3rd in the series.
Addressing a Press conference yesterday, attended by various Media Outfits in Abia State, the Station Manager, Mr. Ikechukwu Agu, represented by the Manager, News, Mr. Boni Onogwu, noted that the yearly event which commenced in 2018 was cancelled due to the global Covid-19 pandemic and Nigeria Center for Disease Control as well as the Abia State Government’s standing rule regarding mass events of that nature.
Recall that Magic FM, Aba, right from inception in 2013 has continued to organize series of events; first of which was the Aba Half Marathon which ran consecutively for three years, Valentine Shows, Music Concerts, and in 2018, the highly acclaimed Evening of Carols.
The 2019 edition and second on the roll call held at Abia Polytechnic, Aba, with over 40 Choral groups and solo artistes rendering melodious carols to the admiration of thousands of guests who thronged the venue.
It is hoped that the Covid-19 pandemic will de-escalate as according to the management of Magic 102.9 FM, Aba, the event will stage a return in December, 2021.