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Tuesday, 8 August 2017

MERCY JOHNSON LAUNCHES GYB TALENT HUNT IN KOGI STATE

In line with the ‘New Direction Agenda’ of His Excellency.Gov Yahaya Bello of Kogi state, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on entertainment, arts and culture, Mercy Johnson- Okojie is organising the ‘GYB Talent Hunt’ for youths in the state.













 The talent hunt, which is aimed at discovering talented actors and actresses across Kogi State will help launch their careers in mainstream Nollywood.


Speaking on why she embarked on a talent hunt, Mercy Johnson-Okojie explained; “This is my way of giving back to the state that made me who I am. I have been incredibly blessed to have played my little part in the revolution that is Nollywood, it is now time that my brothers and sisters in Kogi state get the same opportunity.”


The search for Kogi state’s future Nollywood stars will commence on August 17 at the Civic Center in Okehi and continue on August 18 at the Idah Local Government hall, Idah. The team will be in Ayingba on August 19 at the Theater Arts Hall, Kogi State University, Ayingba. The search ends in Lokoja on August 21, at Riverton hotel.



Joining Mercy Johnson-Okojie on the judging panel are some of Nollywood’s most reputable acts including, Bimbo Akintola, Francis Duru, and movie director Frank Rajah. The first prize winner will be taking home 250,000 naira and a lead role in the upcoming folklore movie ‘INIKPI’. The first runner up will receive 150,000 naira and a key feature in’ Inikpi’, while the second runner up will win 100,000 naira and a feature in ‘Inikpi’.



The upcoming movie ‘Inikpi’is a Kogi folklore that tells the story of an Igala princess ‘Inikpi’, who out of love for her father and her people, gave her life to save the Igala land from total annihilation in the hands of their enemy, the Bini Kingdom.

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24 comments:

Rhoda Rex said...

Wow! nice one

Who'sThatGirl doubleuteegee said...

Nice!!! Goodluck to those who will participate

Pastor's Daughter said...

Ok











We have hear

Olivia Silk said...

That first pic is a very beautiful picture.

Talented actors and actresses? I'll pass.

Chidinma Grace said...

Nice one

Madame koinkoin a.k.a 'peace lover" said...

Wow this is lovely

miss Aboki the great said...

My very own Kogi state?Nice one MJ
lemme do and go for audition joor. And this my tribal marks well give me an edge over those auditioning for the role of Princess Inikpi.

Ps- the enemies in the princess Inikpi story were the Jukuns not the Binis.

Warith... said...

O mercy mercy me...

IJAY said...

Nice one, Mercy

zinny uwalaka said...

Come down to Jos

young FOREVER said...

That's true@ your tribal marks.its an added advantage. Nice to know you are proud of who you are

Yori Yori Princess Loveme Jeje said...

Please tell that yahaya to pay civil servants mercy johnson

Cynthia Iyede said...

This is nice...

Chikito The Professional Fire for Fire a.k.a 'Anike' 😂😂😂😂😂 said...

This mercy ehn... real grass to grace story oh. Every time i see her i see what God can do in someone's life. It's well

Iman Bella said...

Nice one
Mercy, your picture up there is one of the most beautiful I've seen

Nki said...

Nice initiative by MJO, and very nice photo by the way. Kudos!

kike juwon said...

No light in kogi,especially yagba east. MJ pls tell your boss to give us light.

onomebonny said...

Weldon MJ

Greatlady. said...

Talent hunt...only for acting? She shouldnt have tagged it talent hunt then.
Nice initiative

jelly said...

Nice 👍 one

Gold Taken said...

If she had used her office to fight for that and then come up with this, our hats would have been duffed. Misplaced priorities.

Rappakatakata said...

Nice effort. But how true is this “This is my way of giving back to the state that made me who I am..."

Smith Anele said...

Kudos Mercy. More grease.

virus detected said...

Fight who exactly? Havent you ever heard of the phrase "do not bite the fingers that feed you"? She is merely an appointee not an elected candidate.

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