The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, would soon inaugurate the Yoruba language millionaire contest, members of the Yoruba Language Teachers Association in Secondary Schools, Egbe Akomolede, has said.
The President of the Association, Omowumi Faleye, made this known in a statement on Wednesday, adding that the contest scheduled for May is being organized by the Yoruba World Centre, OODUA Investment Company Limited and the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria.
According to him,’’ selected members of the Yoruba Language Teachers Association in Secondary Schools, Egbe Akomolede, have begun work on the modalities to employ for the coming Yoruba language millionaire contest.
The programme, being organised by the Yoruba World Centre, Oodua Investment Company Limited and the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria Commission shall be launched in the month of May 2022 by the Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde.
Recall, that early last month, stakeholders which included Commissioners of Education or their representatives in the Yoruba Studies Association of Nigeria, Colleges of Education Lecturers’ Association, publishers and artists met to endorse the Yoruba language millionaire contest which is designed to rescue the youth from foreign language and culture.