FCT Minister of State Task Education Stakeholders On Talent Development
The Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Dr. Mariya Mahmoud, has asserted that the nation’s educational system must evolve to identify and nurture diverse talents, whether they lie in academic excellence, leadership, arts, or innovation.
This was contained in a press release issued by Austine Elemue, S.A Media To FCT Minister of State, Tuesday, said the Minister made this assertion as a special guest of honour at the Big Break Moment Africa, Season 2 tagged “Rep Your Campus”, held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
Mahmoud, also stressed that implementing comprehensive assessment methods and mentorship programmes could help unearth hidden potentials.
The minister who was represented by the Director of Finance and Administration, Area Council Services Secretariat, Mrs. Omolola Olanipekun, emphasised the imperativeness of educational system to foster an environment where the unique abilities of each student are acknowledged and cultivated.
Mahmoud further noted that empowering these talented individuals involve providing them with opportunities for skill development, research projects, and collaborative initiatives.
In her words; “A supportive ecosystem that encourages exploration and experimentation is essential to harness the full potential of our future leaders and innovators.
“Therefore, let us collectively strive to create an educational landscape that not only values academic achievements but also celebrates the multifaceted talents that enrich our society.
“It is my strong conviction that through recognition and empowerment, we pave the way for a brighter and more inclusive future for our students and our nation”.
While commending the organizers for this initiative, the minister, however, pledged the Administration’s commitment to partner genuine organizations who are willing to support the creative ability of talented students in Nigeria.
On his part, the Founder The Big Break Moment Africa, Mr. Tayo Folorunsho, stated that the aim of this programme was to, provide young and budding talents a platform that showcase their abilities while also creating avenue for personal and communal growth.
“It is also aim to create an environment that nurtures creativity, and innovation in over 182 tertiary institutions in Nigeria,” he stressed.
The winner of The Big Break Moment Season 2 went home with a brand new car Changan CS35 2023, model.