The United Nations Developments Programme (UNDP) within the last few years has emphasized and keeps emphasizing on human capital development.The Prince Noel Productions, Inc seemed to have heard this as they produced the first ever grassroottalent hunt tagged “Imo Got Talent”. The Grassroot talent search which was focused on Music, Dancing , Comedy Acting and modelling had the seal of Imo State Government . It was championed by the former Commissioners of Information Dr Duruji, Special Duties ,Barr. Ezerioha & Culture and Tourism Engr. Ogwazuo and the present Commssioner for Youth and Sports Mr Kenneth Emelu .
After Four months of serious competition, three budding artists emerged namely
Ekeh, Godwin Chukwudi( Champion)
Alamezie , Declan Chinonyerem (Nonifine)
Asiegbulem, Ethelbert Chinonso ( Pizzow)
Today, a major milestone was achieved as Prince Emmanuel Unegbu & Ike Julius Obinwugo , the CEO & MD of Prince Noel Productions, Inc signs a recording & Production deal with the Houston, Texas leading recording label “Franco Records”, A recording deal that will catapult the young winners of Imo Got Talent to the international scene.
Briefing Newsmen at the Prince Noel Productions, Inc global headquarters in Houston , Texas USA Mr. Frank Bonghan, the CEO Franco Records said, “we assure Prince Noel Productions, Inc and Imo State Government that upon arrival of the three budding artistes to Houston early 2013 “ we at Franco recordswill provide them the best recording of their lifetime, training and productions necessary to boost their career objectives as they return to Nigeria after training .
Ike Obinwugo , the Vice President & MD Prince Noel Productions, Inc in his remarks thanked Mr Bonghan and the entire Franco records team forinitiating the deal and signing up the artists and promising to take it head on in taking them to the next level as such impacting positive change to their lives.
Furthermore the CEO\President of Prince Noel Productions, Inc , Prince Emmanuel Unegbushowered lots of thanks to the Executive Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha OON, for his co-oporation and the conducive atmosphere in Imo State during the competition. MrUnegbu also lavished his accolades on the productions Media partners , MBCTV TX, USAfrica & Class magazine, Golden Icons USA,Current Magazine TX, International Guardian USA, BenTV London, High Society Magazine , Nigerian Newspoint, Horn, Announcer, Otowngist, Inside Anambra, Orient FM & TV and the rest. He also mentioned the Sponsors Coca cola , Daviva, Rapour Hotels and others. Mr Unegbu also sent special thanks to Ibari Ogwa Village Owerri Imo State for providing theenvirons for the auditions and Orange Groove, Owerri for the Grand Finale. In his conclusion Prince Emmanuel invited all present to the RED & Black Affair, a musical jamboree of the Franco Records Dec 22 in Houston Texas.