From his Lagos Grows Talents audition at Epe, it was obvious that Opizzy had something special about him. For a ten-year-old, his confidence was striking, as was his choice of craft- rapping.
But all through the audition processes and the regional competitions, he scaled through one after the other, till he was in the top five finalists to compete for the grand prize.
In the end, the ten-year-old boy whose lines contain the fact that his parents are dead won the coveted prize of N1.5 million. He could not his delight when his name was announced and was beaming through and through as Governor Ambode handed him the cheque.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right); with the winner of Lagos Grows Talent competition, Master Sola Idris Opeyemi (middle) and Special Adviser to the Governor on Tourism, Arts & Culture, Mrs. Aramide Giwason (left) during the grand finale of the 2017 One Lagos Fiesta at the Eko Atlantic City, Victoria Island, on Monday, January 1, 2018.
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