As Activities in all sectors begins to take shape in scaling through the economic downturn due to the advent of Covid-19 Pandemic, vibrant young minds are already taking the bull by the horn in Initiating idea to harness talents in Ikorodu Division.
A true reflection of the aforementioned is ‘The Potentials’, A competitive event organised by the National Youth Council Of Nigeria Ikorodu Local Government Chapter to discover hidden talents of both Indigenes and Residents of Ikorodu in both Entertainment and sports.
The screening process for selected talents in sports started February 2021 and ended early March while Entertainment screening ends on the 20th of March 2021. It features football, music, comedy, dance, basketball, drama etc.
According to the Coordinator NYCN Ikorodu local government Chapter, Comrade Idris Omotayo stated that the essence of the event screening is to bring out the best of talents in Ikorodu, Adding that the Director General Of Lagos State Sports Commission Oluwatoyin Gafaar Bolowotan and Ikorodu Local Government Chairman Hon Wasiu Adesina has endorsed the Initiative.
“This is the first time such an idea is coming to Ikorodu and we hope to use this platform to showcase talents from different genres within Ikorodu” Comrade Idris Omotayo
“Screening for sports has ended but Entertainment scouting is still on till March 20th, So we’re calling on all talented individuals in Comedy, Music, Drama and dance to register and be a part of History“
“We appreciate the support of the Executive Chairman Of Ikorodu Local Government Hon Wasiu Adesina and our amiable Director General Of The Lagos State Sports Commission Oluwatoyin Gafaar Bolowotan for their endorsement of this event as we are equally looking for more support from any sponsorship in Ikorodu” Comrade Idris Omotayo Added