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NCAC harnessing technology to reposition arts, culture — Runsewe

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 The Director General National Council for Arts and Culture NCAC Otunba Olusegun Runsewe says the agency is harnessing technology to reposition the arts and culture sub sector in Nigeria Runsewe told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Sunday that technology came in handy for the agency during the COVID 19 Pandemic He said NCAC was one of the agencies that continued its activities to promote the country s values due to its ability to deploy technology Runsewe said with the use of technology the agency was able to carry out its activities with little or no hitch adding that there was minimal human contact During COVID 19 pandemic the agency was one of the few sub sectors that were busy with activities We were having forum every Saturday then We were the only ones that had a drive in theatre where people could watch from their cars We also had a radio network that was connected to car radios within the vicinity to making it easy for people to have clear audio he said Runsewe said given the dynamic nature of the society it was only proper for the agency to keep up with the times to make meaningful impact He said there is no way you can transfer information that technology will not be involved so it is critical Part of what we do is to adopt technology particularly in our effort to reach the youth who are technology savvy NewsSourceCredit NAN
NCAC harnessing technology to reposition arts, culture — Runsewe

1 The Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, says the agency is harnessing technology to reposition the arts and culture sub-sector in Nigeria.

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2 Runsewe told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Sunday that technology came in handy for the agency during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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3 He said NCAC was one of the agencies that continued its activities to promote the country’s values due to its ability to deploy technology.

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4 Runsewe said with the use of technology, the agency was able to carry out its activities with little or no hitch, adding that there was minimal human contact.

5 “During COVID-19 pandemic, the agency was one of the few sub-sectors that were busy with activities.

6 “We were having forum every Saturday then.

7 “We were the only ones that had a drive in theatre, where people could watch from their cars.

8 “We also had a radio network that was connected to car radios within the vicinity to making it easy for people to have clear audio, ” he said.

9 Runsewe said given the dynamic nature of the society, it was only proper for the agency to keep up with the times to make meaningful impact.

10 He said, “there is no way you can transfer information that technology will not be involved, so it is critical.

11 “Part of what we do is to adopt technology, particularly in our effort to reach the youth, who are technology savvy.

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13 NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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