Group holds youth talent hunt in Kano
: A group,
Arewa Youth Entrepreneurs (AYE), says it has organised pioneer talent show in Kano to discover and nurture talents in the state.
Uba Abdullahi, the organizer of the show, said the season tagged:
“Hangout Arewa Talent Show” is designed to showcase different talents and technology breakthrough by trainees under (AYE).
Abdullahi, who is a photojournalist, said the show also aim to source and groom talented youths in the arts of photography, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), pastry, manufacturing, perfumery making among others.
According to him, it is pertinent to source for youths who are passionate about photography, catering, IT, soap making, manufacturing and pastry.
Abdullahi noted that the industry was fast growing, recorded rapid transformation and offered opportunities to accommodate millions of talented youths.
He said: “There is need to create a platform to source and groom the youths in their areas of talents and I personally trained hundred of youths on photography in Kano”.
Prof. Ibrahim Yahaya,
admonished the youths to believe in themselves, develop their talents and engage in productive activities to enable become self-reliant.
Yahaya, an investment consultant, added that:
“I want you to set your mind and believe in yourself, then you will be useful and add value to the society”.
While calling on the government at all levels to support the youths to move the nation forward through effective utilisation of science and technology, Yahaya said the show would play critical role in shaping the mind set of the youths and nurture them to successful entrepreneurs.
NAN reports that highlights of the event included exhibition of a fabricated tricycle machine by one Aliyu Haidar, and some IT intelligent devices as well as drone fabricated by Sa’id Muhammad.
Edited By: Rabiu Sani Ali