A PDP chieftain and a pillar of sports in Ideato North, Hon. Ugboaja Victor Chinedu (AKATAOBI NA IDEATO) is set to flag off the 2019 edition of *AKATAOBI Sports Festival.* He stated this in Ogboko Ideato South L.G.A. of Imo State,
where he urged the youths not to be discouraged by the challenges they face in their quest to use their God given talents to be great in life.
He gave this charge on the occasion of *Face of Ideato Talent Hunt* held at Rochas Foundation College hall ogboko a fortnight ago, AKATAOBI who was the chairman of the occasion urged the youths to be consistent and never be deterred by challenges, because without challenges there will be no champion.
He further urged them not to be discouraged by not coming top in the competition as that is not the yard stick to measure who will be successful tomorrow, he cited Flavor, Phyno, Mikel Obi, Kanu Nwankwo and others who are celebrities today who never won any talent hunt competition yet today the world celebrates them, he attributed such to hard work and determination, and charge them to become the next celebrities from now.
In her speech the organizer of the “Ideato Got Talent 2019″ Miss Chioma Obiagwu (Face of Ideato) said she organised the event on her own little way to bring unity among teenagers and channel their minds toward goal oriented activities and also to help them see other ways to success in life apart from education, she said her
inspiration was drawn from AKATAOBI sports festival that has been on consecutively for 9 years now, and said she was glad that AKATAOBI accepted to be the chairman of the occasion despite his tight schedules and that his presence has encouraged her and her team that they are on the right track.
The events featured Dancers, Singers, Drawings and Crafts as First to Third positions of each category were recognised.
Also in attendance were the Interim Committee Chiarman of Ideato North, Hon. Njesi, Amb. Prince( CEO PSCNEWSBLOG ) and others in Akataobi’s entourage. In her vote of thanks the face of Ideato, Miss Chioma Obiagwu thanks God for his grace and mercy that showed up at last, noting that this was the first edition her first experience as the organizer, she also thanked AKATAOBI for honouring and supporting her.
He also thanked all her guests, Principals Nd Teachers of the schools that participated, the competitors and spectators and pray that God will sustain the event in the coming years and give them cause to smile this Christmas.
Pscnewsblog was on ground to cover the event, courtesy AKATAOBI na Ideato North.