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We’re passionate about projecting youth’s talents – Soludo

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Dr ibezim (third left), receiving the award of King of the Street from the MD Rose Life, Dr Nnamdi Okechukwu (third left) and the Culture Commissioner, Mr Don Onyenji (middle) at the event.

ANAMBRA State Governor, Chukwuma  Soludo, has restated of his administration commitment  toward fighting insecurity among youths by being  passionate about their talents and wellbeing.

  The governor, who was represented by his deputy, Dr  Onyekachukwu Ibezim, stated this during the unveiling of 2022 Anambra Prince and Princess Talent Quest, held in Awka, and presented through Smart Mega City Entertainment Anambra, in collaboration with the Ministry of Indeginious Art Diaspora Culture and Tourism, Anambra State.

   The governor emphasised that the affairs of the youth is inclusive in the his administration’s plans, adding that this present government  is working towards  discovering, nurturing and harnessing young talents in the state.

  Dr Ibezim, who  received an award of excellence, called King of the Streets, said Anambra will soon be the home of entertainment in Africa  and as such, more opportunities will be created for ndi Anambra to showcase their talent.

   Managing Director of Smart Mega City Entertainment, Prince Obinna Okeobasi, and  MD Rose Life, Dr Nnamdi  Okechukwu, commended the state government for taking such steps by making Anambra center of attraction in entertainment. They said this is the first of its kind and it is a good plus to the present administration.

   They explained that the state is fovoured with youths enveloped with talents and by initiating this platform, their dreams will be actualised and youths will be pulled out of the street to avoid crimes among others.

  According to Okeobasi, the main audition for the 2022 Anambra Prince and Princess Talent Quest comes up on the October 29, 2022, and the grand finale on the  October 30, 2022.

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  The programme started with a rap battle of seven contestants with Ifeanyichukwu Moses (Incredible M), who won the contest appreciated the state government for providing such an opportunity for young people to showcase their talents  and called on  the government to be organising such  programmes with clearly defined goals to nurture, train and manage young talents.

   The event had in attendance, Commissioner for Indigenous Arts, Culture and Tourism, Mr Don Onyenji, dignitaries, stakeholders, youths, among others who came to witness the activities which includes music, dance, comedy, among others.

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