by Tutu Akinlabi
A fun fest went sour in Benue at the weekend when unknown hoodlums disrupted the performance of musician, Terry G.
The star was thrilling fans at the IBB Square in Makurdi, the state capital, when some thugs began to throw things at him and later brandished sharp objects in an attempt to assault him.
This led to an abrupt end of the concert which also featured acts like J. Martins, I Go Dye and Ice Prince.
The Benue fiesta, which attracted hundreds of youth, including men and women was was organized by the member representing Guma/Makurdi federal constituency, Barrister Emmanuel Jime, who is known to be nursing gubernatorial ambition in 2015.
The venue of the event was jam-packed as all fun seekers in the agrarian state attended to unwind.
Prominent Nigerian artistes including J. Martins, I Go Dye, Ice Prince and Pastor Nicodemus Mbatsavtampu performed at event and it was such a lively occasion before it was rudely interrupted.
Trouble started as Terry G was on stage performing and some youth suspected to be hoodlums began to throw sachet water on the musician and later broke bottles and charged towards him, while making loud noise. There was confusion as people ran helter skelter for the lives.
The particular IBB square arena has remained a beehive of social activities preparatory to the Christmas and new year celebrations and none of the events had been marred by such rude interruption and violence.