From Paul Osuyi, Asaba
The Delta State government has announced the opening of a five-day development boot camp for talents in the creative industry across the state.
The Delta Talent Development Boot Camp is an initiative of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as part of the efforts of his administration to develop talents in the industry.
A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Talent Development, Ogusbaba Akpobome Ogude, said the boot camp will open on August 29.
He said the boot camp is a five-day hands-on and practical training for 100 aspiring and amateur Disk Jockeys (DJs), Video Editors, Cinematographers, Music Producers and Content Creators.
Ogusbaba, a renowned comedian and entertainment consultant, disclosed that registration for the boot camp was officially launched on May 1.
According to the statement, the exercise commenced with screening across the three senatorial districts, adding that successful candidates were shortlisted for the actual boot camp.
He commended Governor Okowa for his support and encouragement in developing talent in Delta State and noted that plans were on going to host the first-ever National Talent Development Summit tagged ‘Asaba 2022’ after the boot camp.