By Benjamin Njoku
Etisalat Nigeria last Friday kicked off the second edition of Kids Say the Darndest things,KSDT, following a highly successful debut edition. KSDT is a platform where children have an opportunity to showcase their talent and be themselves. They are interviewed on various topical issues ranging from family to career, politics, sport, nature, spirituality and any other topic of interest.
The auditions which took place recently saw children from different parts of the country jostle for spots to feature on the show in an atmosphere of fun, excitement and drama. The 2016 edition of Kids Say the Darndest Things (KSDT) has as its theme “Let your little star shine bright” and is powered by Etisalat Cliqlite which is the first ever child-friendly educational package in Nigeria designed to make learning fun for children between the age of 8 and 15.
According to the Manager, Sponsorships, Etisalat Nigeria, Orah Egwu, the company has identified this show as a platform that recognizes and celebrates children with talent. “The program is aimed at giving every child a voice and letting them shine bright with confidence.
At Etisalat, we are very passionate about young people and we are obliged to continuously find avenues to engage and empower them”, she said. The show’s host, Tony Okungbowa was in his elements at the auditions as he interviewed the children, while giving them an opportunity to showcase their personalities.