After visiting some parts of the state to scout for young and raw talented youths, on Thursday March 7, Ezeh Godstime emerged winner of the maiden edition of Francis Agoda path of honour (FAPOH) Delta talent and brain ambassador. Godstime a young talented comedian who coincidentally won the Asaba audition of the competition walked home with the sum of N2million and a brand new 2019 Hyundai Accent Sedan.
The highly contested event had nine contestants slugging it out with each other for the grand finale star prize, a music sensation who held the crowd spell bound with his vocals Efetobore was announced as the first runner up, a cash prize of 1.5 million naira, while a musical group known as rhythm vocal band emerged as the second runner up and they went home with the sum of 1 million naira.
For the first time in Delta state music legend 2Baba was among the judges which included comedian turned actor Ay, Opa Williams who is responsible for discovering some of the wave making comedians in Nigeria, through his popular night of a thousand laughs, music producer Nas T and OAP Monique. The judges thoroughly screened the contestants and were upright with their judgment.
The high point of the event was the entry of Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, who despite his busy schedule was still able to make it to the event. The governor in his speech thanked comedian Francis Agoda aka I Go Dye for the initiative, encouraged youths to harness their talents and also told the audience he looked forward to having another edition of Project Sort come next year. He promised to support the programme with all he can and was impressed with the organization of the talent hunt. The number one citizen of Delta state, took time to shake hands with the contestants and also motivate them to be a worthy ambassador of the states and their family.
It will be recalled that FAPOH delta talent and brain ambassador project sort kicked off in Warri and comedian Douglas Oghenekaro won Warri audition he went home with a whopping N500,000 and also became the Delta talent and brain Project SORT Warri ambassador. The event was held on Wellington hotel Warri, on February 13th. On February 21st,Royal courtyard hotel, Agbor, the audition was won by a young musical act Blessing Edeyibo, who marveled the audience with her performance, Faze presented the cheque to the winner Blessing Edeyibo who went home with the sum of N500,000 and also became Delta Talent and Brain Project SORT Agbor Ambassador.
Comedian Godstime a comedian and winner of FAPOH Delta talent and brain ambassador on February 28, at Nelrose Hotel, went home with N500,000.
FAPOH is an initiative of Francis Agoda, a social crusader, writer, public analyst, comedian of international repute, a seasoned advocate of social justice; a peace ambassador that has inspired and motivated the creative endowments in the youths, whose brand I Go Dye is acknowledged to be one of the most impactful structures that revolutionized the present day comedy industry in Nigeria.
The FABOH initiative was designed to create social support advance youths resourcefulness, civic responsibility, promote peace, acknowledge leadership qualities in the youths, promote artistic works and curb youth’s restiveness.
Watch video of the event below: