Teen Choice Awards holds in Abuja soon – Organisers

Daily Trust - - DIGEST - Text by Mustapha Suleiman

This year`s edi­tion of Nige­rian Teen Choice Awards (NTCA) is com­ing up in Abuja in Au­gust, or­ga­niz­ers of the event had re­vealed.

They said sev­eral en­ter­tain­ers and celebri­ties in­clud­ing Wizkid would grace the 5th edi­tion of the awards for bud­ding Nige­rian youth ex­plor­ing their cre­ative tal­ents in mu­sic, arts, fash­ion, sports and en­trepreneur­ship.

Tagged “The Big 5”, the event billed for the Congress Hall of the high­brow Transcorp Hil­ton, Abuja will fea­ture five ma­jor ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing meet and greet, fash­ion expo, bar­be­cue, din­ner. Foot­ball tour­na­ment has been in­cluded in this edi­tion to help in dis­cov­er­ing soc­cer stars.

Founder/Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer of NTCA, Nel­son Ese Wil­liams said in Abuja that nom­i­na­tion for en­tries which opened June 10, had re­ceived over 30,000 en­tries.

He ex­plained that the awards in­creased to 60 cat­e­gories would be for grabs for teenagers to youth aged 24.

Wil­liams, who noted that the Award was the first of its kind in Africa, as Ghana’s has just en­tered its sec­ond year, said the cen­tral idea be­hind it was the pro­mo­tion of cre­ativ­ity through recog­ni­tion of ex­cel­lence.

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