The Edo State government is set to tackle youth unemployment through a talent hunt, leveraging on entertainment as a viable platform for the promotion of sustainable peace among youths.
According to the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Culture and Tourism, Mr Daniel Eromosele a.k.a. Pikolo, the project was aimed at providing youths with talents to seek opportunity and platform to break into the limelight, while also taking a large number of youths off the streets.
He said that the project, “Dream Alive” has been on for two years now, but that this year’s edition would shift from the previous editions, which were purely for artistes’ performance to a reality show, and that young talents are expected to display their talents.
“The project is in fulfilment of the state governor’s resolve to address youth restiveness in the state,” Pikolo stressed.
Auditions for the talent hunt have been slated for August 18 and 20. The winners of would cart away mouth-watering prizes, plus a record production deal with a reputable entertainment outfit in the country.

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