By Deborah Olatubosun Photos: Adekoya Adegbite
African Children Talent Foundation, set up to help people discover their talent and build on it has unveiled their project in Lagos.
The unveiling of the programme took place at the Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. Prolific actors and actresses were present to give the event the prestige it deserved.
The program kick started with the recognition of the ACTDF ambassadors to the high table by Stanley Okocha.
Afterwards, Mr. Emeka Rollers, a stakeholder in the project and also an ambassadors of ACTDF briefed the gathering about the foundation, and stated that the foundation has been in existence since 2008 and achieved substantial success. He further stressed that the foundation was set up to search, discover and empower the less privileged who can be sent to American on scholarship.
Veteran Nollywood practitioner, Segun Arinze, took the opening, informing the audience that the foundation was set up to help people discover their talents .
The founder of the Foundation, Engr. Noah Nuhie, whose vision is to help the less privileged achieve their dream, stated in his speech that the foundation is alive in many countries including Brazil, American, and will be selecting children from Bauchi who will also be given scholarship to school study abroad.
He also made it clear that the foundation is set to empower people who have different talents such as acting, singing, dancing, and others. The programme which will be taking place next month in Port Harcourt between 17 and 19th of September, will give away cash prizes and a trip abroad to winners.
Present at the venue were actors and actresses such as the former President of Actor Guild of Nigeria, Mr. Ejike Asiegbu, Kate Henshaw, AGN chairman, board of trustees, Ifeanyi Ike, ACTDF ambassador, Mr. Segun Arinze, Falz, Yemi Blaq, Baba Fryo, Sound Sultan, Marvelous Benjy, Tonto Dike, Yakubu Abubakar, Bishop Godwin Elomobor of New Generation Bible Church International, Alex Osifo, among others.
Vote of thanks was presented by Ifeanyi Ike after which questions were entertained.