Art for Sustainable Environment Project was launched by WEC – World Ecological Concepts on
Saturday, 1 7th July 2021 at Lifeline College Hall, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. The project was
conceived by the company to discover new talents among young people, raise young people
who are much more conscious of their environment and use art to promote sustainable
In his opening remark, the executive director, Prince Seyi Olawuyi welcomed all the invited
guests, teachers, students and friends of the company. Olawuyi said, ‘this project is conceived
to use art to promote a sustainable environment, discover new talents among the youth and raise
a new generation of young people who are much conscious of their environment.’ Olawuyi also
took the time to explain the need to curb climate change and protect the natural environment.
‘It is very important to join hands together to curb climate change and protect our natural
environment especially during this period that everybody is experiencing the adverse effects
of climate change,’ Prince said.
Olawuyi said the project will last for 4 –four years and the company will train 2000- two
thousand young people from different schools in Nigeria on how to use art to promote
a sustainable environment in Nigeria. He used the occasion to call on interested organisations,
donors and relevant stakeholders to partner with his organisation.
We have to use Alternative Methods to Promote Sustainable Environment –Odewumi
Speakers at the event are: Mr. Moses Oladele, President of YVE Nigeria, Mr. Odewumi Oluseyi,
the state coordinator of YVE Osun state, Mr. Elujulo Opeyemi, Co-founder, World Ecological
Concepts Ltd, and Miss Darasimi, member of plant for the planet’s ambassadors, Germany.
Oladele in his speeches urged the participants to see the project as a way of discovering their
hidden talents and ensure that they use their talents to promote a sustainable environment.
Odewumi in his opening remark said he was in love with the project because it was a unique
concept that will enable young people to use arts to promote a sustainable environment.
The activities during the event include short drama, creative writings and drawing, singing of
the environmental poem, presentation of certificates of participation and prizes. Participants at the
event include invited students from six schools, the president of Young Volunteers for the
Environment, Nigeria, teachers, plant for the Planet‘s ambassadors, invited parents and friends
of the company.
At the end of the art competition, Adonai Advanced Private School, Ibadan came first. Other
schools are Impact Model College, Ibadan, Lifeline Comprehensive College, Covenant Heights
College, Ibadan, Jofia Model College, Ibadan and Divine Grace College , Ibadan, Oyo state ,