A professional in on-air-personality, Rebecca Edun, has urged secondary school students, particularly those in arts department to remain focused and pursue their dreams with determination in spite of the daunting challenges ahead.
Edun, who is popularly known as Beccablisse, gave the advice when she visited her alma mater, Reagan Memorial Baptist Girls Secondary School, as part of activities marking her birthday and as a way of giving back to the school, which according to her, helped her into who she is today.
Edun, who is also a model and whose voice entertained and inspired listeners, described the occasion, themed ‘Beccablisse and the girls’, as a homecoming.
She was accompanied by a former student of the school and other celebrities and friends including an actor, Akeem Ogara, and media personalities, DJ Schullz and Bibi Raii.
The tallest model in Sub-Saharan Africa, Mubarak Bakare, and fashion designer, Dames by Hadassah were part present.
Speaking during the visit, Edun said that the occasion was a way of giving back to the school that helped her into the gorgeous personality she had become, and was ready to help the children dream and aspire to be anything they choose to become in future.
Going down memory lane during a chat with the students, she recalled her days in the school and the challenges faced as an arts student, which included discrimination and bullying.
She however encouraged the students to be focused and reached for the stars in their journey in life.
Radio personality, Bibii Raii, urged the students to be courageous in chasing their dreams and have plans in addition to taking their education seriously.
In her own contribution, DJ Schullz spoke to the girls from the perspective of a mother who understood what teenage girls went through, and encouraged the students not to entertain any form of distraction from any quarter.
An actor, Akeem Ogara reminded the students that they were Nigeria’s future leaders as he spoke about his career as an actor and listed the benefits of being arts students.
Fashion designer, Mrs Esther Ogungbade, reminded the girls about the importance of putting God first in everything they do.