A part of the actions scheduled for Tuesday October 22 at EDO NAFEST 2019 used to be a roundtable on entrepreneurship designed to connect to younger ones as early as conceivable. It used to be put in combination via Dr. Elizabeth Ben-Iheanacho, Director, Analysis and Communique, Nationwide Council for Arts and Tradition (NCAC).
The corridor used to be stuffed to the brim via invited faculty kids at school uniforms, reporters throughout all media, and necessary dignitaries corresponding to Otunba Segun Runsewe, DG, NCAC; Mythical filmmaker, content material developer and tradition activist, Amb. Lancelot Oduwarene Imasuen; PR and Match Control guide, Hon. Agharese Idubor, and lots of others.
Lancelot Imasuen used to be invited as a distinct visitor of honour to return and talk and encourage younger other folks to take daring steps in existence that can result in good fortune. Two different individuals have been additionally specifically invited as reside examples of the way tenacious efforts do result in good fortune. Considered one of them used to be Mrs. Florence Robinson who skilled all her kids as much as college ranges of schooling together with her industry of akara (beans cake) frying. The opposite used to be 12 year-old Ikemsinachi James, Nigeria’s youngest photographer. Dr. Elizabeth mentioned she got here throughout them from Fb, “the media and medium of this era” and invited them to return and proportion their studies with younger other folks.
Mrs. Robinson narrated how she began frying akara (with best N5, 000) from Zaria to Benin and alongside the road attempted few different trades prior to after all settling for the industry with which God blessed her. She gave crucial recommendation to younger other folks and all those that need to achieve any industry: “Whilst you pass to the marketplace to shop for issues, purchase best what you actually want.” This is focal point.
Ikemsinachi James additionally spoke, sharing his enjoy on how he began dealing with cameras on the age of 5. He made a PowerPoint presentation, sketching the historical past and construction of the digital camera generation.
In the end, Amb. Lancelot Oduwarene Imasuen, additionally the usage of PowerPoint in a presentation titled “The Ingenious Trade as Catalyst for Fixing Nigeria’s Unemployment Crises”, mentioned the social media has made it conceivable for everybody to be an ‘actor’, ‘manufacturer’, ‘narrator’, and so on. He cited as instance, how Jude Idada, winner of 2019 NLNG Prize for Literature, used the social media to popularize his writings. “It’s now not arts for artwork’s sake; it’s now arts for life…whenever you turn into a logo, you repair your value”, mentioned the movie trade tycoon.