- Winners to take home multi-million naira scholarships, become brand ambassadors
Organisers of the most anticipated first-ever teenagers’ educative reality TV show, the Sapphire Youngsters, have concluded the screening of over 400 applicants after weeks of meticulous exercise.
The 20 qualified contestants were painstakingly selected following rigorous interviews during the screening exercise.
This is disclosed in a brief made available to the media by Mr Lukman Omikunle, head of the media and publicity of Sapphire Youngsters Reality Show.
Revealing the names of the qualified contestants, Omikunle said preparations are in top gear to stage the first-ever teenagers’ reality TV show wrapped in morality, leadership training and educative content.
He added that a panel of top educationists and other related professionals including Dr Edwin Osazuwa Aghedo, Director Academic Services Pegasus Schools Eket, Mrs Sansa Omolara Mary, the National Secretary of the Trade Union Congress Women Commission (TUCWC) and Chairperson of the Ogun State chapter, Mrs Victoria Omobolanle Oyebamji, proprietress of D & W Dominion School among others conducted the marathon screening exercise.
The qualified 20 contestants are;
Angelica Ituma, 13-year-old, is a student of Maryland Educational Centre, Jikwoyi, Abuja and her current class is SS2. She is from Abia State. Her hobbies include spoken words, singing and sports.
Esther iniouwa Lawal is from Lagos State, the 14-year old student of Government Science and Technical College Garki Abuja is currently in SS2. Inioluwa likes reading, dancing and singing.
Thomas Precious, 14-year-old, attends Ansar-Ur-Deen Comprehensive School Ota Ogun State, his state of origin. Thomas is currently in SS2 and he loves dancing and has a passion for talking drums.
Usman Hammed Ayomide is a student of Adeoye international College. The 16-year old SS2 pupil is an indigene of Osun State. He loves playing football and music.
Adeyokun Ifeoluwa Faith, an indigene of Osun State, was born on the 10th of April, 2008. She attends Kingdom way College, Ota Ogun State. The SS1 student loves dancing.
Adebayo Habdullah Adedoyin is from Kwara State. He is a student of St’ Classic College, Iju-Otta, Ogun State and he is presently in SS2. He loves comedy and has a passion for reading.
Chimamanda Eluaka is a 12-year-old JSS3 student of Patricia High School in Asaba Delta State, her state of origin. Her hobbies include reading, cooking, travelling, singing and swimming.
Alex Princess Chidimma is from Abia State. The 15-year-old SS1 student of Queen’s Secondary School, Enugu loves reading and dancing.
Kalu Pamela, born on the 5th of July 2005, is from Abia State. She is an SS1 student of Day Boys and Girls Secondary in Enugu. She loves reading and cooking.
Mudashiru Samuel Olawale, an SS1 student of Ota Total Academy in Ogun State. The 12-year-old boy is from Oyo State. His hobbies are football, musical instruments, designing complementary items and games.
Lawal Awal Adebayo is a student of Government Secondary School Gwarinpa Estate Abuja, with current class – SS2. The 14-year-old boy who is from Oyo State loves exploring.
Mudashiru Favour Boluwatife is a 15-year-old SS2 student of Adeoye International College in Ogun State. she is from Oyo State and he likes baking.
Emmanuel Monday is from Akwa Ibom State. He is 15 years old, he attends God’s Wisdom School and he is currently in SS3. His hobbies are writing, reading, public speaking and travelling.
Agada Oyinyechukwu, born on the 1st of June 2006, is from Enugu State. The SS1 student of Our Lady of Apostles Secondary School has a passion for reading.
David Nengi Ayomide Pepple, 12-year-old, is from Rivers State. The JSS2 student of Victory Christian College, Elelenwo, Port Harcourt, Rivers State listed his hobbies as reading, adventures, creative arts and animation.
Adebayo Praise Olaoluwa Emmanuel, 15-year-old, is from Osun State. He attends St. Graags College and he is currently in SS3. His hobby is playing the Saxophone and with animals (dogs)
Marcus Destiny Chimsom, 16-year-old, is from Abia State. The SS1 student of Army Day Secondary School in Enugu likes travelling and reading.
Eke Blessing Goodluck, a 15-year-old, from Rivers State, is a student of Emilio Piazza Memorial College currently in SS2. Her hobbies include reading, travelling and meeting new people.
Wisdom Chibueze Chinemeze, 16-year-old, from Anambra State, is a student of Divine Knowledge Schools currently in SS3. Wisdom likes Singing and acting.
According to Omikunle, winners of the contest will take home multi-million naira worth of scholarships and as well become brand ambassadors of related sponsors.