Concerts showcasing the talents of actors and other public school students

Nollywood actor-turned-lawmaker Desmond Elliott will be among about 85 secondary school students to showcase their talents at the Next Hero Concert to be held at the JF Ade Ajayi Auditorium of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on Saturday. He is one of the dignitaries expected to watch the show.

Mr. Elliott joins All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Surulere Federal Constituency 1, Mr. Fuad Kayode Laguda, and Surulere Local Government Area Chairman, Mr. Suleiman Bamidele Yusuf, in various parts of Surulere region. He plans to watch over students selected from public junior high schools. Different types of music are played in the government area.

Participants received one year of training under the H2:14 Global Mission’s Music, Art, Dance and Empowerment (MADE) initiative.

The concert will include solo and group dances, band performances, original compositions, and orchestral performances.

Although it is not a competitive event, outstanding participants will be awarded scholarships to vocational schools to develop their skills.

In a statement, organizers led by Dotun Alifaro said the project aims to equip students with leadership and life skills through the arts.

“MADE aims to use unconventional extracurricular education to develop physically, mentally, socially and spiritually healthy children. Ultimately, the goal of this project is to Our goal is to empower one million public school students through the arts by 2030.

In addition to talent development, students are exposed to mentorship, guidance and counseling, community service and accountability, and more.

Mr Alifalo called on organizations and well-meaning Nigerians to support this vision through sponsorship.

Other members of the project team are Dr. Ayomide Olofinjana; Fisayo Adesina and Jestfunmi Makinde.


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