Preparations are in to gear by POCACOV Ambassador Ovuokeroye Samuel Akpobasan a.k.a OV.KINGS for a successful hosting of a community driven and youth Program under the POCACOV in my community scheme tagged OV.KINGS open Mic for regional audition.
The event is slated to take place in Asaba, Plateau and Oyo States around September, 2021.
The Delta state born comedian also know as MC Alleluya has maintained that his love for the drive of this community driven activity is borne out of his desire as Pocacov Ambassador to aid in setting a direction for young minds (Nigerian Youths) which will in turn help them not only to remain positive but also to create a platform of value reorientation, self discovery and strategic leadership direction.
He revealed this recently while acquainting the National Coordinator Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV) CSP Ebere Amaraizu on the state of preparation of the activity during a virtual meeting with Pocacov Ambassadors coordinated from the POCACOV resource centre in Enugu.
POCACOV Ambassador OV.KINGS further disclosed that the OVkings open mic is geared towards engendering a platform to empower and promotoe self discovery of Nigeria youth with extraordinary comic talents.
The Open Mic/Brief Competition will elicit self discovery/winners who, through modalities worked out from stakeholders, will be supported and encouraged to take up the talent and this will help them to remain focus, positive and eschewing cultism, substance and drug abuse, violent behaviours and other vices and with time, they will be employers of labour and create platforms for others to discover themselves, remain focus and positive.
“This is comedy and it is part of entertainment, it brings peace, love, unity amongst community members and the whole world at large and brings new hope for Nigerian youths especially those with the hidden talents and pointing put that the Open Mic competition is open to every Nigerian citizens and residents with the regional audition slated to take place in September on a date and venue that will be later disclosed for Asaba, Jos and Ibadan”
“Those that pull through the regional audition will head to Lagos where five finalists and the best will emerge for the final events at Museums centre Lagos from where they will be supported and empowered to take up the talents to the next level of strategic leadership direction”
“This is my own way as POCACOV Ambassador towards helping youths to discover themselves and stay positive” Akpobasan stated.
Responding, the National Coordinator POCACOV, CSP Ebere Amaraizu appreciated the efforts of Ambassador OV.KINGS whom he described as inspirer of the young minds with mind blowing and community driven program that will offer platform of value reorientation, self discovery and strategic leadership direction.
This is in line the vision and mission of POCACOV as a community driven program and public relations tool of the Nigeria Police Force using activity base program of this nature to set out a direction that will not only mobilizing the youths and other stakeholders but encouraging popular participation for a peaceful, safe and secured community.
It could be recalled that OV.KINGS is a product of self discovery after graduating from Delta State Polytechnics (Ogwashiukwu) where he studied Computer Science.
While in the school, he discovered himself as a comedian and started the practice which earned him the best comedian under the then Student Union Government (S.U.G).
He is also an event manager and show host and has many Aawards in entertainment and comedy and equally served as Comedy Radio Presenter in several Radio Stations in states like Delta, Ebonyi, Plateau and Lagos and has been in Open Mic Comedy since after his Youth Service.