Plans for the biggest music festival in Nigeria,Felabration Music Festival is in full motions. The celebration of life and times of great Afro beat Legend; Fela Anikulapo Kuti has begun.The festival phase of the one week long celebration kicked off with a secondary school debate on Monday at Freedom Park, Lagos.Battling for the 2015 championship with the topic “Poverty is not an accident like slavery and apartheid, It is man-made and can be removed by the actions of human were;
Epe Grammar School, Epe VS Oriwu Model College, Ikorodu
Aunty Ayo Comprehensive Secondary School, Keffi VS Dowen College, Lekki Phase 1
Kings College, Victoria Island VS Queens College, Yaba
Vivian Fowler Memorial Schools for Girls, Oregun VS Lagos State Senior Model College, Agbowa
Metropolitan Senior College, Isolo VS Meiran Community High School, Meiran
The speeches were adjudged by publishers Kunle Bakare, Adesua Onyekwe , TV Personalities Morayo Afolabi Brown, Olajumoke Alawode James and Barrister Olajide Bello.
Emerging as the first five after the first round were Epe Grammar School, Kings College, Dowen College, Lagos, Aunty Ayo Comprehensive Secondary School and Lagos Model College Agbowa- Ikosi.
The 2nd round saw Oghenemaro Umunade of Kings College in the 2nd position carting away 1 laptop, 1 tablet, an educational aid and Oghenekaro Ifoto of Dowen College in the 3rd position taking away 1 laptop and an educational aid
Taking away1 laptop, an interview with Rainbow Fm, an educational aid and 1 tablet was Amusa Zainab of Epe Grammar in the first position. The 2 hours of intensive discuss was hosted by Teju Babyface.
Each of the other contestants were not left out as they all got a tablet for their efforts. All the schools were gifted with a Television set. The debate was sponsored by 7up Bottling Company, Orange Apple Technologies and Fan Milk.
Speaking with Yeni Kuti, the founder of Felabration, she stated that despite the state of the economy, she is glad that Felabration is happening again for the 19th time.
Felabration 2015 continues with the symposium on Monday 12th October at Neca Hall Auditorium, Agidingbi. Chairman and Moderator is the former Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) and speaking on the Topic Human Rights as my Property are Sandra Izsadore, Ayo Obe, Kunle Ajibade and Chidi Odinkalu.
See Pictures from the Debate Below:
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