Everything is now ready for the second edition of the BUS Public Speaking Academy public speaking competition for young adults scheduled from October 9 to November 6, 2021.
The competition, dubbed ‘KING OF PODIUM 2.0′, is expected to provide a platform for talented future speakers from one of Lagos’ most infamous suburbs to not only express themselves, but also have a chance to win the grand prize of 100,000 N.
While the finalists and the third will respectively receive 50,000 and 30,000 N for their efforts.
Speaking, Blessing Sunday, the organizer and founder of the academy, said that this year’s competition, on the theme “Stakeholder Engagement in Community Transformation Using Digital Tools”, because the he previous edition is intended to raise a generation of young speakers who, through consistency, can begin to hone their skills. for the highest level of communication around the world.
“Those who have entered the competition will have a solid platform to test their intelligence with other young people and see how far their intellectual prowess can resist chewing words and spitting them out like fire,” he said. she adds.
She also noted that the month-long event, which will kick off with a focus on October 9, 2021, will be followed by auditions on October 16 and 23, 2021, with the grand finale scheduled for November 6, 2021.
“To lead, all Obama had to do was communicate with such words that could wake the dead and cause an uproar. Beyond speech, he is a speaker.
“That’s what we are at the BUS Public Speaking Academy. We want to raise dynamic and confident speakers who, beyond mere speaking, understand the power of oratory and the art of using words to arouse emotions, become ideological gods, be the pioneers of a movement or even enter into international corporate agreements at the highest level, ”added Blessing.
Damilola Akinsanya, 23, won the inaugural event in 2020.