The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II is set to engage the youth through musical talent hunt tagged OJAJA II MUSICAL TALENT HUNT AND CONCERT.
The Ooni’s Director of Media Comrade Moses Olafare and the event’s Project Director, Alhaji Rotimi Osobemekun disclosed this at a joint press briefing in Ile-Ife on Wednesday.
According to them, the planned first of its kind event which will have top-notched celebrities and producers in Nigeria’s entertainment industry as judges will give opportunities to youths especially the upcoming and undiscovered talents in Ile-Ife and Yorubaland. They would be able to showcase their musical talent, network and have fun.
While Mr Osobemekun confirmed the event which has already been handed over to reputable indigenous event company NUFF JAMZ ENTERTAINMENT for proper planning will take place in August while the auditioning commences in May 2016.
He also thanked the monarch for this gesture which will not only add value to lives of Nigeria youths only but will also see them shun all form of anti-societal vices.
“Gentlemen of the press, am happy and proud to tell you that a reputable indigenous event company known as NUFF JAMZ ENTERTAINMENT is in charge of this yearly event taking place in August while the auditioning commences in May 2016. Many thanks to our youth oriented monarch Ooni Adeyeye Enitan, Ojaja II for this gesture which will not only add value to lives of Nigeria youths only but will also see them shun all form of anti-societal vices”.
Comrade Olafare on his own described the event as a laudable Initiative by His Majesty created for talented youth in the country as part of his commitment to his job creation and youth empowerment agenda which will also see a winner emerged with a price tag, album recording deal and a brand new car, sponsored by the youth friendly monarch.
“This very laudable Initiative by His Majesty created for talented youth in the country as part of his commitment to his job creation and youth empowerment agenda. You all will recall that Kabiyesi being a youth himself made a pledge during his coronation which he dedicated to the youth to aggressively and relentlessly work for their upliftment with a view to giving them their place of pride within the Nigerian setting”