In line with preparations for his 50th birthday celebrations, popular actor Saidi Balogun has promised an interesting outing involving A-list celebrities, and corporate bodies in a four-day function, scheduled to hold from July 4 to 7.
“I feel successful even after being in the industry for a fulfilling 35 years and more. For me, 50 marks the end of my first half and the beginning of the second half, I ended the first in a big way, I am starting the next in a bigger way,” the actor said.
Giving a breakdown of his plans, the actor explained that:
“Day 1, he would be visiting the accident victims at University Teaching Hospital, Ibadan, and then later delivers a public lecture at the Theatre Arts Department of University of Ibadan.
“Day 2 is scheduled to be an evening with Saidi Balogun, Corporate bodies and stars, with two segments, anchored by comedian Ali Baba and Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed respectively, with Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st and Kate Henshaw as MC with Denrele on the red carpet,” he said.
On Day 3, the actor said he will be visiting the Remand Home and Nigerian Prison; while on Day 4 which is the grand finale, he will have Joke Silva and Omobaba as anchors, just as Fuji artiste, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, aka K1 de Ultimate will be performing to guests at the Grandeur Event Centre, Oregun, Lagos.
The actor said he is inviting friends and well-wishers to come celebrate with him.