The Yaba LCDA Department of Education held the annual Sen. Oluremi Tinubu musical fiesta, tagged “Catch Them Young”, for pupils within the LCDA. The event which is organised for talents hunt among pupils was held on 23rd July 2021.
Giving reason for the event being skipped in the year 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Executive Chairman of Yaba LCDA Hon. (Dr.) Kayode Adejare Omiyale enjoined pupils at the event to always showcase their talents and emphasised that not everyone will be a white-collar job candidate. He cited many musicians who are labour employers and contributing to the country’s economic development through musical tourism and others.
The Supervisor for Education Hon. Rasheed Jinad appreciated the Executive Chairman for his support. The Head of Education Department, Mrs. Akinlolu acknowledged the importance of the event to catch them young in order to polish their talent.
Present at the event was the Vice Chairman Hon. Bolanle Aileru, Secretary to the Local Government, Hon. Adekitan Oyemade, Council Manager, Mr. Lai Giwa, Council Treasurer Mr Ademola Balogun, the management staff of schools, teachers and pupils.
Sourvenirs which included school bags, exercise books, hand sanitizers, among others, were distributed to the pupils.