A Grade 5 pupil of a primary school in Osogbo has become a viral sensation following his campaign for the position of Headboy of the school.
The clip of the young student of Treasure Trove Montessori passionately delivering his manifesto in clear and well-spoken English, hit the internet after a Twitter user posted it.
The boy started off his campaign speech with a quote from the famous Muhammad Ali and then went on to introduce himself.
“My name is Jehdel Jo-Kayode, upcoming graduate of the ass of 2022. Aspiring inventor, future visionary band more pressingly, your next head boy,” he said.
He reeled off his lofty dreams for the school, promising to share the concerns of his school mates if votes into office. He added that the school has done a great deal for him and he would like to pay back in a small measure by dedicating his service as Headboy in his fin year.
He concluded his speech with the below statement;
“Vote for innovation, vote for transformation, vote for me and I promise not to let you down. So help me God.”
Watch the inspiring speech below.
So today is elections day in my daughter's school in Osogbo and this is a manifesto from one of the students contesting for the Position of the HeadBoy, this guy is in Grade 5 abi na Primary 5..
This is wonderful and Amazing. pic.twitter.com/tdyeo7IEuF
— Wanjohn D-Mecho (@wanjohn1) December 6, 2021