Invest in children’s talents- Joe Mettle

Gospel musician, Joseph Oscar Mettle, has advised parents to invest in the talent development of their children.

“Discovery of one’s talent can sometimes be noticed at an early age.. it is usually what they love to do,”

“I knew that I was called to sing at the age of 10 and since then I have done my best to nurture that talent,” he said.

In a virtual meeting with children from the Perbi Cubs Library Services, the award-winning “Bo Noo Ni”  singer emphasised on the need for formal education.

“ln pursuing all these you should always have your eyes fixed on God,” he added.

On her part, Anyele Perbi, Co-Founder of Perbi Cubs, said the Lions Inspire Cubs programme, was designed for astute men and women, whose lives were worth emulating to come on and inspire the younger generation.

“These men and women are referred to as Lions,” she said.

She said previous “Lion Inspire Cubs” sessions had hosted people like Dr Trebi Ollenu, a Ghanaian Robotics Engineer at NASA and Dr Thomas Mensah, a Ghanaian-American chemical engineer and inventor.

The rest are Dr Elsie Kaufmann, a Ghanaian academic, biomedical engineer and quiz mistress for the National Science and Maths Quiz and Uncle Ebo Whyte, Ghanaian playwright, author and motivational speaker.

The session ended with an awards ceremony for children, who excelled in the celebration of talents show.

Perbi Cubs Library Services is an evidence-based literacy-promoting endeavour that desires to see an enlightened people of African descent, who are a product of an enviable national culture of leisure reading.

The Perbi Cubs aims to nurture well-rounded children using their “Lions Inspire Cubs” programme and the reading track and activities based on the GES Curriculum.

Children in the reading community had their “Celebration of Talents” show in the week, where they exhibited their talents of dancing, acting, playing instruments, writing, arts and drawing and singing.

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