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Tuesday, 6 July 2021

Ogun to host all inclusive reality show, celebrate icons

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The Hon. Commissioner, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Hon. Dr. Emmanuel Oluwatoyin Taiwo JP FIIM, has pledged, that Ogun State Government will not relent in its efforts in ensuring success for the first "All Inclusive Reality Show and Concert 2021" scheduled for September, having scored Temis media excellent for its preparedness.

The Hon. Commissioner, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Hon. Dr. Emmanuel Oluwatoyin Taiwo JP, FIIM, made this statement yesterday during the Official Press Conference, Logo Unveiling and Website Launching (www.allinclusiverealityshow.com) at the conference Hall of the  Ministry at Oke-mosan, Abeokuta.

"I appreciate the fact that the organizer, Temis Media is focused with the interest of Ogun State at heart. The progress so far in the Planning has shown the level of your readiness and capabilities that you can deliver this project. Ogun All Inclusive Reality Show is a project that further translate the Governor's intention for good governance. As a ministry under the Government, we can assure your organization of our full support to make this event an historical one", he said.

He encouraged the management team to ensure that all hands are on deck to make the event an historical one saying Ogun State Government will do the needful for the actualization of its success.

Hon. Dr. Taiwo enjoins the participants to put in their best assuring that in an event of this nature there is always a reward for best.

Responding the CEO of Temis Media, Temidayo Babalola SPMIIM stated that the press conference is a progressive approach to an historical and remarkable flow of event appreciating the corporation of the State Government through the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

Babalola added that Ogun All Inclusive Reality Show Project is an opening into a new socio-cultural realm for  Ogun residents saying using music, tourism and culture to facilitate economic growth will in no doubt foster unity and enhance success in Governor Dapo Abiodun's intention in dishing out dividends of democracy throughout the nooks and crannies of Ogun State.

"Music has been the yardstick to develop the promotion of socio- economic cum Cultural activities in the society thereby fostering unity, comfort, relaxation through its lyrics, tones and beats however, Ogun Indigenes like Late Fela Anikulapo Kuti, late Hubert Ogunde, Late Ayinla Omowura, Commander Ebenezer Obey Fabiyi, King Wasiu Ayinde, Adewale Ayuba, Shina Peters, Queen Salawa Abeni, Evang. Tope Alabi, Alhaji Sefiu Alao, Olamide, Dbang, Wiskid, Asa, Reminiscent, Kiss Daniel amongst others have played huge roles in promoting the state and developing entertainment industry in Nigeria, hence the celebration of its pride during Ogun All Inclusive Reality Show", he explained.

He reiterates that All Inclusive Reality Show portal is ready for free registration for all talented youth across the 20 Local Governments in the State via www.allinclusiverealityshow.com ranging from age 18-35 adding that the  First edition shall focus on music genres with lots of prizes to be won. The camping for rehearsal is scheduled for ten days, starting from 3rd of September to 12th September, 2021 the  Grandfinale."

In conclusion, he calls on the Youths to eschew Violence, Cultism, Crimes and embrace talents moreso, to remain focus in the bid to revive and sustain our cultural heritage and pride.

Other management team present are the Director of Culture, Mr Oluwaseye Adeyemo, Director of Tourism, Mrs Tokunbo Peters, Director of Admin and Supplies, Mrs Oshilaja Olayemi, Director of Planning Research and Statistics, Mr Femi Osanyinpeju,  Director of Finance, Mr Kehinde Craig, Director of Visual Arts, Mr Emmanuel Ikwe, Director of Hotel and Allied Business, Mr Michael Ogunbiyi, Press Officer, Mrs Otegbade, Photographer, Mr Oduwole