Day12@Bemoreondo2022: Girls engage Sunshine Queens in football match

..acquire knowledge in effective leadership, installation of take-home solar system, others

Talent discovery forms part of the objectives of the BeMore Empowered Foundation 4girlsnaija, through its two weeks Summer Bootcamp.

To this end, football match always takes place between the BeMore Girls and the Sunshine Queens also known as Betty Babes.

For this year’s match which was exercised on the football field of Mabest Academy, venue of the Bootcamp, the BeMore Girls rigorously competed with Sunshine Queens and ended with 3-2 against the professional footballers.

Reacting to the match, Founder of the initiative and First Lady of Ondo State, Chief Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, explained that including football into the programme was to discover hidden talents and at the same time, added spice to the bootcamp’s activities.

“We really had nice time watching the football; it’s one of the things we do to spice up the Bootcamp. It’s a feel good event and from there, we can pick those who have talents to continue with football”. She said.

The Bemore Founder used the medium to inform the girls of today’s end of the Camp’s activities which are evaluation tests in all they learned, and a seat-out in the evening where those talented in Singing/Rapping, dancing among other entertaining talents would be allowed to showcase what they got.

“We want to discover talents tomorrow, those who can rap, those who can do spoken words like Poems, it’s going to be fun, so, prepare yourself “.

Other activities of the day included Taekwondo training, lesson on effective leadership, facilitated by Mrs. Pamela Gabriel-El, who took time to analyse elements of a good leader and also evaluated their public speaking abilities through classroom presentations.

The Ashdam Solar Academy, led by Mrs Damilola Asaleye, trained them how to fix the Solar home system which would be shared to every participants at the end of the Bootcamp, comes Saturday.

The Ashdam Solar class also featured reward for the five performing SDG classes, who emerged winners in the evaluation of overall performances throughout the solar technology classes.

Over 380 girls in the Bootcamp eventually got one or two motivational gifts from the Ashdam Solar team at the end of today’s class which ended Solar training for this year’s edition.

In furtherance of the day’s activities, girls were later dispersed into their various skills acquisition classes according to their areas of interest; the skills included Artwork and music.

Story Credit: Mary Agidi
Special Assistant to the Governor on Media
(Office of the First Lady)
Sept. 1 2022

📸 Saidu Abdulrahman & Gbenga Fasakin

Published by WonderLady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate

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