In a matter of hours the Eko Hotel and Suites will light up for the AY Live comedy/music show but the chief organiser of the show, multiple award-winning comedian, Ayo Makun, fondly called ‘AY’, has been having a hard time convincing some of his celebrity friends that a ticket for a show is different for an invitation.
According to the humour merchant, some of them have been inundating him with requests for invites while the only visa to the event is a ticket which is on sales at different destinations across the country. He wrote, “It’s sad that some people around you still don’t see showbiz as an investment directed towards any form of returns.
The tickets you want to sell are mistaken for invites; they even call you with all the confidence in the world saying “Ay how come I am yet to get my invite to your show?”
Anyways let’s make it easy for each other in order to have a successful show this Sunday (today), those of you calling me to ask for free tickets to AY Live, please visit any of our ticket outlets with your ID card and a copy of an essay on “How I helped AY’s Career over the years” to get your tickets.
Don’t forget to show them a flyer of me on it as a proof that you have a personal relationship with me.” He made no exclusions in his warning as he included those who strongly believe they are entitled to complimentary table tickets.
“This is also not forgetting those who are entitled to some complimentary tickets with a major preference of seating on the premium tables, kindly come with extra nine friends each to make it a complete table.
It would be a good time to let them know how you paid for the hall, accommodation, performing artistes, publicity, coverage and general production logistics, including my daughter’s last school fees”, he wrote sarcastically.