Mr. Mike Dada, President of All African Music Awards (AFRIMA) and Ms. Banke Lawal, Founder of BMPro Makeup Group, have emerged as Chairman and Vice Chairman of the creative and cultural committee of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) .
Adeyemi said the chamber, with a mandate to explore opportunities in the Nigerian business world and economy, recently launched the creative and cultural group.
She said the group was launched to help harness the economic potential of Nigeria’s creative industry.
Adeyemi said that the terms of reference for the creative and cultural sector group include fostering and creating a platform for collaboration among group members and fostering the growth of member organizations.
He added that the group took it upon itself to organize programs and events to showcase the diversity and strength of the creative sector and, in this regard, organize an annual “NBCC Creatives and Culture Day.”
“Others include reviewing the impact of government policies on the sector and working with the advocacy committee to engage policymakers and brief members as appropriate, preparing position papers to support the chamber’s interface with advocacy organizations.
public and private sector.
“I hope you will accept this responsibility, as it would provide the House with an opportunity to benefit from your wealth of experience, which I hope you will make available through your regular attendance at committee meetings,” he said.
Adeyemi revealed that other members of the committee include; Mrs.
Other members are Mr. Mathew Adigolo of Pureview Photography, Ms. Bisi Sotunde of Busy Bee Events, and Ms. Kiki Okewale of KO by Kikiokewale.
Dada, in his acceptance remarks, said that he and other members of the group are determined to fulfill the committee’s mandate for the benefit of the two great countries, Nigeria and Britain.
He stated that the cultural and creative industry was capable of creating a considerable number of jobs, reducing poverty and bringing about peace if properly harnessed.
The Nigerian News Agency reports that Dada is a lawyer, a chartered public relations and marketing professional, as well as managing director of the group, Octopus Group Africa.
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