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In its avowed commitment to use creative personalities to mentor youths, Enemona Josh Humanitarian Foundation has unveiled Nollywood Actor, Ken Erics and Veteran Igala Gospel singer, Abigail Omonu as its brand ambassadors.
President of the foundation ambassador Gabriel Onoja at a colourful event held on Monday in Anuja to divulge the Ambassadors to the world, said they were chosen based on their track records in the entertainment industry.
Onoja noted that the engagement of the brand ambassadors will create window of opportunities for the youth to channel their talents for productive endeavours thereby taking them off the anti social activities.
According to him” The choice of Ken Erics is strategic to us at the foundation because of his wide acceptability, modesty, personality, and finesse on stage ,his requisite capacity to deliver on our mandate of mentoring our youths”.
“We look forward to receiving him at our tertiary institutions in Kogi State and other creative act organizations where he is expected to meet and mentor our raw talents into well refined and finished commercially branded creative talents” He disclosed
Gabriel Onoja regretted that , although ,the entertainment industry with its huge potential to generate wealth and provide gainful employment for the youth, government has been paying lip service to the industry , hence , his intervention to creating awareness for the youth to tap into it for the transformation of their lives.
“Already we are concluding arrangement to reach out to various institutions of higher learning where Theater Arts or Performing Arts are taught to create a platform where Ken will interact with them and open their eyes to the opportunities inherent in the sector.
Meanwhile, Executive Director of the foundation, Williams Illah appealed to the ambassadors to bring their expertise and professionalism to bear in the discharge of their new roles adding that mentorship is a key ingredient needed for national development.
Illah commended the founder for his vision to have chosen the brand ambassadors , and urge them to use their connections in attracting donations, build strong partnership and support for the foundation.
In a remark, Co-founder, Apostle Yahousha Burrell who spoke on behalf of others expressed optimism that the partnership with the ambassadors will yield good results, assuring that, the foreign partners will continue to stepping up their commitment to the foundation.
Responding, brand ambassador, Ken Erics assured the foundation of bringing his experience to bear and called on Kogi Youths to see the new opportunity created by Enemona foundation as a rare one that will be beneficial to them.
Erics who is known for his prolific roles in numerous movies has signed in twelve million naira to be disbursed in 12 moths to grow the industry in the state promising to interact with Kogi State cultural troupe and other Organisations within the industry within the next one month