Overview Of: American based NGO; The AOA brings Basketball and Creative Arts camp to Sango Otta, Ogun state Nigeria
American based NGO; The AOA brings Basketball and Creative Arts camp to Sango Otta, Ogun state Nigeria
Adeola Oluwatoyin Ajayi is a Nigerian-American artist who was born and raised in Lagos Nigeria and Speaks Yoruba, Pidgin English, and English Fluently. He watched his father Idowu Ajayi, AKA ‘Idnoble’ paint while growing up and was always amazed by his amazing talents and his ability to express the African culture through arts.
He moved to the United State in 2009 on a basketball scholarship, at the Rock School in Gainsville Florida, he later transferred to Mount Vernon Presbyterian School in Atlanta GA, where his talents and love for painting was nurtured by one of his art teachers.
He majored in Public Relations and Minor in Graphics art at the College Of the Ozarks in Branson Missouri, USA.
Ajayi has returned to Nigeria to discover and harness the numerous talents in the athletics and the creative arts along with other intellectual talents in the country.
Through the instrumentality of his NGO The ADEOLA AJAYI FOUNDATION, he has set up a camp in Lagos state where budding athletes especially Basketballers and creative artists are discovered and their gifts groomed to its maximum potential.
With over 200 participants, the camp includes training and drilling in Basketball, along with other vocational skills. The plan is for the best amongst the participants to take their talents abroad to fly the Nigerian colors while also bettering their own lives.
See pictures from the ongoing camp Below.