National Youth Council Of Nigeria (NYCN) Ikorodu Local Government Chapter’s Powered ‘The Potentials’ (Ikorodu Elevate) took ota-Ona Park by Surprise on the 27th Of March 2021 with Entertainment extraordinary.
Aiming to harness the best of Talents across Ikorodu Division, The event Staged an outdoor performance at the central axis for both commuters and passersby to get captivated by the young talents in display.
From music to drama, comedy and Dance the show lasted for approximately 5hours with audience still clamoring for more.
Judges with professional standard watched and enlisted artists at different intervals and segments, Projecting the best of creativity to the live crowd.
At the climax of the event an artist simply known as ‘TAAZEE’ thrilled the Audience to a stand still, He eventually Recieved cash price from one of the judges including a Management deal to advance his career.
“This Competition today indicates one thing to every talent out there, You can never know what is waiting for you when displaying your talent. As you can see ‘TAAZEE’ never expected the cash price he received plus a management deal, He thought he was just coming to perform and be scrutinized by the judges just like what happened to every other artists” Comrade Idris Omotayo (Coordinator NYCN Ikorodu Local Government Chapter)
“Creativity goes a long way, If you are talented in Ikorodu, We have now created a platform for young artists to display it and let the audience see what you have to offer Ikorodu”
“Next week Saturday, we shall be having the stage two of this entertainment event (at Ita-Elewa) as a continuation of what we have done here today, Don’t forget the sports phase of The Potentials continues on Wednesday with Boxing” Comrade Idris Omotayo Asserted
A group called K.O.G dramatized Campaign Against Cultism In Ikorodu to the amazement of the audience, while Yewa Grammer School stormed the event with a cultural presentation which depicts Ikorodu Heritage.
Judges; Odufeko Yewande, Akinbowale Ifeoluwa and Akinola Oluwarotimi
Artists in display; K.O.G, Yewa Grammer School, Nasty King, Dance Policy, Jay Jay, Fijogbowo, Adeleke Opeyemi, Enichlaus, Boluwatife, F.King, BrainBox, Taazee, MBA, 6Tiger and DPS dancers.
The Potentials (Ikorodu Elevate) Is Proudly supported by the Executive Chairman Of Ikorodu Local Government Hon Wasiu Adesina and Endorsed by the Director General Of The Lagos State Sports Commission Oluwatoyin Gafaar Bolowotan.