The Cross River State chapter of the “Creative Industry Group” (CIG), has appointed Odama groove Abednigo Oga as the pioneer coordinator of Cross River State chapter.
A group that seeks ways of repositioning the creative industry in several ways most especially to enable practitioners to be financially independent has been birthed in Nigeria with lofty programs to achieve it’s set goals.
The group is made up of great industry giants from music, broadcasting, publishing, movies etc. In his words, Groovydee said, I was woken up this morning and interviewed by the Chairman, a music artist/promoter and entrepreneur: Mr Felix Duke who immediately asked him to resume the group’s leadership in Cross River State with immediate effect.
The likes of Charley Boy “Area Fada, Ruggedman, Zeb Ejiro, Sunny Nneji, the pioneer Chairman; Legend Felix Duke and a host of others made up it’s membership.
The organization has announced it’s first phase of action as regards the industry.
CIG headquarters Lagos said; Moving forward The National Entertainment Training Summit and Awards in partnership with The Creative Industry Group (CIG) is bringing into the industry a flagship event themed “Driving Entrepreneurship in Entertainment” which is centered on equipping members as well as up coming acts with entrepreneurship skills that would become an alternate means of income.
Event will be coming up on the 28th of September 2019 in Lagos Nigeria’s entertainment capital and digital banners will be released soon.
On his part, Chairman of CIG, Music Legend: Mr Felix Duke said, there would also be an award ceremony in honour of veteran’s and people who have positively impacted the industry after the summit. He asserted that we live in a nation where the culture of honouring hero’s is lacking but we intend to cause a ripple effect of change.
Duke further announced that all sectors under the Creative Industry Group (CIG) are coming up with programs and events for impact. The various heads would be espousing on this in a short while so all of us can key into our various sectors and align with the vision.
I hereby appreciate the Chairman, leadership and members of CIG for finding me worthy of the elevation as Coordinator for the most beautiful and peaceful state in Nigeria and promise never to betray the trust. I also thank Sen. Prof. Ben AYADE, Governor of Cross River State for the platform that was more than food on the table.
I use this opportunity to invite every creative individuals and organizations to join us in what we are doing.
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