The Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) has appointed president of All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) Mike Dada as chairman of its creative and cultural committee.
This was made known in a statement made available to Qed.ng on Friday.
“With the mandate to explore the many opportunities in the business world and Nigeria’s economy, the Chamber recently launched the Creative and Cultural Sectoral Group to further help in harnessing the economic potential of the Nigerian creative industry,” the statement read.
A letter dated April 19 and signed by the president and chairman of council, Bisi Adeyemi, stated that Mr. Dada’s appointment takes immediate effect.
According to Mr deyemi, terms of reference for the creative and cultural sectoral group include encouraging and creating a platform for collaboration amongst members of the group, fostering the growth of member organizations as well as generating B2B opportunities, organising programmes and events to showcase the diversity and robustness of the creatives sector. In this regard, organise an annual “NBCC Creatives and Culture Day.”
The letter reads in part, “I look forward to your acceptance of this responsibility as it would afford the Chamber the opportunity to benefit from your wealth of experience, which I hope you will make available by your regular attendance at Committee meetings.”
Other members of the committee include Mrs. Banke Meshida-Lawal of BMPro Makeup Group, serving as vice-chairman, Mrs. Atinuke Olashore of PJK Nigeria Limited, Mr. Olafemi Olaniyan of Collageo Communications Limited, Mr. Joseph Edgar, Duke of Shomolu, Mathew Adigolo of Pureview photography, Mrs. Bisi Sotunde of Busy Bee Events and Ms. Kiki Okewale of KO by Kikiokewale.