As Lagos State celebrates 50, Gospel Artistes are protesting that they have been excluded.

many were not surprised that entertainers were the most featured group in its activities, especially the billboards that adorn many parts of the state.

Some of the showbiz personalities that have been celebrated are Joke Silva, Olamide, Adewale Ayuba, K1 de Ultimate, KSA, Desmond Elliot, among others.

However, gospel musicians in the state are not particularly pleased with the state government for excluding them from the celebrations.

In a chat with Sunday Scoop, the governor of the Lagos State chapter of the Gospel Musicians Association of Nigeria, Raphael Babalola, said, “We are usually sidelined in events like this so we are used to it. But it’s not proper; we should have been involved fully.