Pencils Film and Television Institute (PEFTI) was celebrated at the 2016 edition of the Lagos Entrepreneurship Students Awards (LESA), which took place at University of Lagos on September 15, as it was inducted into LESA’s esteemed Hall of Honour.
The event, where awards were given to enterprising students in the state, also inducted other selected institutions and persons who have been instrumental in developing the entrepreneurial drive of the youth; including Dr Idiat Adebule, Deputy Governor of Lagos State; Hon. Kehinde Odeneye, Member House of Representatives and Hon. Rotimi Agunsoye, also a number of the House of Representatives Abuja.
The Managing Director of PEFTI, Abiola Adenuga, said that: “Since we launched in 2004, we have trained over 6,000 young people from across Nigeria and other parts of Africa; and we are excited at the great things they have accomplished within and outside the entertainment industry. This recognition by LESA means a lot to us, and we continue to play our role in strengthening the nation’s economy by training future employers of labour.”
PEFTI is a government-approved educational establishment, offering Accredited National Diplomas in Film-Production, Performing Arts and Music, as well as professional training in acting, presentation, still photography, cinematography, directing, choreography, script-writing, costume & makeup, music, bead-making and video editing .