Scintillating renditions on the saxophone and a wow display of musical talent and diva-like voices characterized the Hi impact 4 creative kids program organized by Solution Media and Infotech Limited on the 27th of May 2013 at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) Lagos.
The event was well attended by pupils from over 74 schools. The pupils chaperoned by their teachers, arrived promptly via BRT buses made available for the occasion were all smartly clad in T-shirts custom-made for the event. The event began with a data capturing from 8am which was followed by an assemblage of all the students under a 50m circular tent provided by Solution Media and Infotech Limited. This smoothly transited to a Laser display of the theme song ‘We are the world’ and ‘We are one’ rendered karaoke style by all the pupils present.
Dancing competitions, games and fanfare further added glamour to the event. The games, most of which were debuted at the event include; Spiderman bouncing castle (11m high), Formula 1 car racing stimulators, Twister Bumper cars, Dark escape 4D shooting game, Operation ghost, Car racing, Grid Twin 55, Super Bikes 2, Mini rider, Lets-go-jungle-special, Basketball, After dark shooting, all of which served to thrill the pupils with their many dynamics.
Also, the event compeered by Helen Paul (Tatafo) featured dance drama, arts & crafts (painting, drawing and collage), science and technology and musical instrumental competitions. The winning schools went away with mouth watering prizes such as Medals, PSP Vista , PSP go, Sony Playstation, PS 3, Return School Pack , Cash, etc.
In appreciating and recognizing the importance of teachers in the lives of our children, Awards and cash prizes of one hundred and fifty thousand naira (N150,000) each was given to twenty -two (22) outstanding teachers from Lagos State for their service and help in securing A future for the children.
Onyeka Onwenu, chief judge and star guest at the event, rendered an acapella version of her hit track ‘One Love’ to the thrill of the students, most of whom were too young to remember the elegant stallion herself. Also Mrs Rhoda Ayinde who represented Dame Abimbola Fashola lauded the CSR initiative of Solutions Media and InfoTech Limited and implored other corporate organizations to take a cue from them and become more involved in developing the talents of our children today.
Corporate partners who supported the event include; Nestle Nigeria, GSK Nigeria and UAC foods. Also Nigerian Breweries ably represented by the HR director Mr. Victor Famuyibo supported the event. Mr. Felix Ohiwerei former chairman/ MD of Nigerian Breweries, the chairman of the board of directors Fidson Healthcare Plc was the chairman of the event.
The event rounded off with a stream of excited pupils and teachers who expressed their gratitude to Solution Media and InfoTech Limited and voiced their earnest interest and desire to be at the next year’s event.