Talent in Autism show is an annual event organized by our Centre, and was held at ‘The Incubator’ on Yesufu Abiodun Street, Victoria Island Lagos, on the 10th of December, 2017 at 2.00pm. The theme was: At ‘The Master’s Feet’.
The programme started at exactly 3.06pm with an opening prayer and recitation of the national anthem was done by Abiodun Trombi, one of our adults at the centre. There was also Bible reading by Valentine Oronsaye, an old student.
The welcome address was given by Master Odinaka, one of our students, followed by Mrs Oyawoye’s opening speech.
Presentations were made by our children and the invited guests thus: Bata and Yoruba dance, choreography by Iroko group, piano presentation by Moniyi of Mojams Band, dance presentation by Blue,Yellow and Pink classes, Hausa dance by Orange class, the Igbo dance presented by Emmanuel and friends, and recitation of memory verse by Odinaka.Emem Obong and Valentine also did live paintings on the canvas.
There were solo piano presentations by Odinaka Ozor, Tomiwa Adenuga and Oreofe Osisami. A song and piano presentation was done by Ebuka and friends; while Patrick’s staff made a presentation of a short play. Delegates from Media Houses such as NTA 2 Channel 5, NTA 10, ONTV and AIT were all present to cover the event. Mrs Joyce Onafowokan, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Social Development was also present to give an address on behalf of the Lagos State Government.
Our children’s art and craft works and vocational materials such as belts, ankara beads, pottery cups, neck beads, beaded purses, paper bag and coconut shell bangles were displayed and some were sold; while Emeka Ahubelem and Ogieva Aruede, made a presentation on past event dates . The Proprietress and some of the parents were interviewed on this special occasion.
The programme was really an interesting one and everyone present had a nice time. The event was brought to a close at exactly 6.05pm with a vote of thanks by Aunty Anu, and Oreofe said the closing prayer.