Winners Emerge From Yojus Painting Star Contest
Creativity and talent were unlocked as several pupils from over 250 schools in Lagos and Port Harcourt gathered to express themselves through painting, and battle for prizes in Yojus Painting Star contest It has as theme ‘Our Beautiful World’.
At the second edition of the Yojus Painting Star Contest, three pupils emerged winners. Chiziteram Onyia, a primary five pupil from New Fountain School, Amuwo-Odofin emerged first; Iyoha Peculiar of Stee School, Festac came second while Franc Uche Egbuchilam from Mbari Mbayo School, Jibowu emerged third.
Brand Manager, Yojus Fruit Drink, Foluke Makinde, drew attention to how Yojus as a brand refreshes, explores the colourful and fun loving nature of children and engages their imagination, adding, “Yojus will continue to organise this contest and we hope to make it even bigger and better through participation from more schools”.
One of the judges of the contest, renowned artist and art educator, Mr. Ibrahim Ganiyu commended Ranona for instituting the contest and encouraged its continuation. He expressed delight at being a part of the event.
He noted, “Events like this should be encouraged and repeated. The level of creativity displayed today is amazing; the theme has been well treated; the event is well organized. I had a lot of fun seeing the wonderful things that children can do when empowered with the right tools. This is a contest that should be held at least twice a year to encourage our children become creative thinkers.”
The winning painting by Chiziteram Onyia depicted a beach at sunset, which the judges described as ‘a beautiful work with good space management, fantastic colour combination, creative, neat with a proper interpretation of the theme.’