Popular Comedian, Francis Agoda, also known as I Go Dye, has unveiled a project to curb youth restiveness in Delta state.
Tagged, Project SORT – ‘Sorting Out Raw Talents,’ I Go Dye noted that its objectives are aimed at eradicating youths restiveness, making them to become more resourceful and productive.
He added that project which began on February 13, 2019 and end on February 27, 2019.
“The activation and auditioning will commence in Warri on the 13th of February at Wellington hotel from 9am to 5pm. Agbor will be next on 21st of February at City View Suite and Lounge, and the last auditioning will hold on 23rd of February 2019 at Nelrose Hotel Asaba while the grand event is on the 27th of February 2019 at the Dome Event Centre, Asaba,” the comedian was quoted as saying.
“Project SORT will be looking out for talented youths across Delta State, it is expected to reach those in the grassroots and afford them a place to be heard and seen.”
“Winners of the auditioning for each local government will become Francis Agoda Path of Honour (FAPOH) Talents and Brain Ambassadors of their local government and he will be rewarded with the sum of 500 thousand naira which will qualifier them winners to the grand finale. The star prize will be 2 million with a brand new car.
“Second prize and third are 1.5 million and 1 million respectively.”
He said that grand finale will feature performance from veteran comedians like I Go Save, Gordons, Ay and I Go Dye himself. Sensational musicians such as 2Baba and Harrysong will also be present to perform.”
I Go Dye lamented that poor growth of the entertainment industry in Delta State, noting that he hopes to create more opportunities for growth with Project SORT
I Go Dye is a UN Global Goals Ambassador, World Habitat Ambassador working to actualize the United Nations goals. He won the Africa Child prize in 2017, which made him an African Child Ambassador. The comedian is also a UKAid/YAF goodwill Ambassador on Making A Difference Against Corruption Today (MADACT).