Excitement, as Ambode hosts special Children’s Day concert
Speaking during the occasion, tagged A Special Evening of the Arts to celebrate the 2018 Children’s Day, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode eulogised the creative ingenuity of the children who performed at the event saying, “every work of arts has an innate expression that tells the story of the past, the present and the future.”
The Governor captured the three in one celebration thus, “as we celebrate the 51st year anniversary of the state, we are also given gratitude to God for the 3rd anniversary of this administration and more importantly we are celebrating our most cherished asset, the children.”
The Governor, who was full of admiration for the spectacular show displayed by the various performing arts groups especially the footprint of David, said the state will nurture the budding of talents to the enviable height where they will become the pride of the nation.
The parents of the Footprints of David Group were specially invited and appreciated by the Governor for the support and efforts they invested in the children. “Lagos honour and celebrates you and the children as no nation can achieve its full potentials without investing in human capital which the children and youth represents,” said Governor Ambode.
Speaking at the gathering, the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Steve Ayorinde appreciated the consistence of the Governor in providing strategy and direction for enriching arts experiences in the state.
Ayorinde said the entire people of Lagos gives gratitude to the Governor for opening the possibilities in the world of arts and entertainment to enrich people’s life.
“The entire world of arts and entertainment are grateful for the exceptional confidence, vision and commitment you have bestowed into the creative industry.”
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