The Yoruba Quiz Competition 2018 organized by Abalaye Nigeria in collaboration with Yoruba Youth Initiatives witnessed a large turn-up from participating schools and the audience.
Though the event started behind Schedules, but it ended well and it was well-articulated.
The event was graced by excellent custodians of Yoruba cultural heritage and body promoting the excellence of mother tongue education. HRM Fakayode Faluade (Olu of Ibogun land) and his entourage were at the event; Alhaji Fayemi Gbenga (Governor General of Yoruba Youth Initiatives); Dr. J.F. Ìlo ̣́rí,
(Senior Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, African and Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts,
University of Lagos, Akoka); Mr. Ayo ̣́adé Òkédòkun,
(Author/Freelance Broadcaster, Radio Lagos, Agidingbi, Ikeja); Mrs. Bọ́ látitó Adéyẹmọ,
(Vice Chairman Ẹgbẹ́ Akọ́ mọlédè àti Àṣà Yorùbá Lagos State Chapter); Mrs. Dasaolu C.A.
(The Representative of Education Secretary Somolu LGEA); Mr. Táyé Ọláníyì
(Former Public Relation Officer, NIPOST.); Mr. Adeshina Shittu,
(Department of Programme/News, Oòdùa FM, Ilé-Ife ̣́.); Mr Fẹ́ mi Lawanson (Freelance Broadcaster); Mrs Bọ́lárìnwá Ojeikere,
(Proprietress of Ochad Schools) among others.
National Television Authority (NTA), Ajogunbatv, ConnectNigeriaTV(CNTV) among others were on the ground to cover the event and help promote our cultural heritage.