Ali Baba,D1, Gbenga Adeyinka, Other Celebrities Set To Storm Ikorodu

-Organizers to honour Airtel, Encomium, The Impact Newspaper Publisher, others

Wale Jagun

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The grand finale of the 5th Edition of UNLEASH Your Talent (UYT) is billed to hold with glitz and glamour in Ikorodu.


This year’s show, which is the fifth in the series of the annual grassroots talents exposition is tagged “the movement edition“, is scheduled to take place at the 2000 seater hall capacity of King’s Court Events Centre, Ikorodu on Sunday, August 21st, 2016.


Among the big players in the entertainment industry that have billed to grace the grand finale of the event and encourage the lucky twenty-three finalists are Emeka Oparah, Ali Baba, Gbenga Adeyinka D 1st, Otunba Dayo Adeneye, Azuh Arinze, Aisha Lawal, Sheyi Ashekun, Seun Oloketuyi. Also expected at the event is the fast-rising artiste, Arewa.


According to the organizers, this year’s edition is being used as a launch-pad to kick-start the spread of the project, UNLEASH Your Talents, to all other parts of Lagos State. According to the Coordinator, new scheme which is tagged, ‘MIME: Mentor’s Inspiring Moments for Empowerment’, which enables veterans in the field to adopt the 1st position holder or anyone of their choice amongst the finalists for mentoring and grooming in the art will be lunched at this year’s event.”


Professionals who have accepted to pilot the scheme for this edition are Ali Baba, Gbenga Adeyinka D 1st, Hilary Jackson, Legendary Gold Ltd. and DJ Roland of #Ekofm and #Metrofm.


Anchoring the event is the popular delectable Presenter, Doyin Kukoyi, while DJ Tonyz Da Blastmaster will be behind the sounds wheel.


Among the eminent dignitaries expected to grace the event are His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, the Ayagburen of Ikorodu (Royal Father of the Day),Pharm. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, Lagos State Commissioner for Youth & Social Development (Special Guest of Honour), Otunba Dayo Adeneye, Ogun State committee for Information (special Guest), Mr. Samuel O. Sogunro, The Rector of Lagos State Polytechnic (Father of the Day), Mrs. Olufunmi Oshinowo-Bashorun, Sole Administrator, Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA and Lady Evang. T.O. Sunmoni (Mothers of the Day), Dr. G.I. Agbaje of NASRDA (Chairman of the Occasion) and Hon. Babajimi Benson, Member, House of Representatives (Ikorodu Federal Constituency) as Chief Host.


The Guest Speaker is Mayor Deen Sanwoola, the CEO of Something Else and DG, iCare Foundation.


This year edition which is the commemorative edition is also going to serve as a platform to celebrate and appreciate brands and personalities who have stood firmly behind the project over the past five years. Notable amongst the brands and individuals to pick UNLEASH appreciation awards are #Airtel Nigeria, #Encomium Magazine, Mr. Azuh Arinze, Publisher of Yes International Magazine, Kunle Adelabu, Publisher of The Impact Newspaper and a couple of other individuals.


Tickets for admission are available in different categories:


Regular:                           N1000.00

VIP:                                N2, 500. 00

VVIP (table for five):         N15, 000.00


Glamour carpet starts by 12noon, while event proper starts from 1pm to 6pm.


Enquiries can be directed to any of the telephone numbers: 08027201004, 08086891684, 08022837357, 08120664964.



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