Reality show on self-development for youngsters takes off
Reality show on self-development for youngsters takes off. Sapphire Youngsters, Nigeria’s first ever teenagers’ reality TV show set for self-development, actualisation of dreams of African child has debuted.
According to the organisers, Linus Zitelu Limited, the project is dedicated to self-realisation, development and actualisation of dreams of an African child, adding their vision and mission are for African teenagers to boost their self-esteem and capabilities in all facets of life.
In a statement by the company’s chief executive officer,Linus Dada, the show has been strategically set up to discover and showcase multiple hidden talents of Nigerian teenagers.
He said: “The Sapphire Youngsters Reality show is the first of its kind. It is a reality show that creates a world -class platform to discover, celebrate and support young talented teenagers in all fields of academic.
“We have seen over time in our society that smart youngsters who win academic competitions are not well recognized and are given meagre rewards while those who are talented in secular activities or promote immoral acts are celebrated and rewarded massively.
“This has continued to contribute to moral decadence and as well lower impact of children with great minds in our society today.
“Consequently, the long-term effect reflects in the nation’s socio-economy as these youngsters are not encouraged adequately to develop themselves in order to contribute significantly to nation building.
“Hence, the determination to create a world-class spotlight for teens and young adults to boost their self-esteem and showcase their intellects and talents to the world,” Dada said. Explaining further on the purpose of the project, Dada said: “The Sapphire Youngsters Reality show is an academic Reality show that aims to discover smart and talented teens and young adults in various academic disciplines, celebrate them globally and support them financially to achieve their goal in life.
“This event will go a long way to change the perception of the youngsters in our society helping them to realize the importance of education, motivate them to perform exceptionally well in their various field of academics, provide the necessary support they need to actualized their dreams and consequently create a better society in the nearest future.”
With over 100 registered contestants, only 20 will qualify for the show after series of rigorous screening which has been scheduled to kick off next week.
The contestants will be screened by educationists, qualified guiding counselors and other related stakeholders.
The maiden edition is a 14-day contest with provision of a world-class platform and environment which enable housemates to showcase their intellects, skills, talents and other naturally gifted abilities to the world.
Winners of the contests will take home mouthwatering prizes which include brand ambassadorial and scholarship deals worth millions of naira.