International Forum Unveil Festival of Art for Economic Development 3rd Edition ( 10th - 14th February, 2024 ). | News Proof



International Forum Unveil Festival of Art for Economic Development 3rd Edition ( 10th - 14th February, 2024 ).


Dr. Bonny Abisogun Botoku,  the MD Integration Art Palace & The Secretary General to the Nigeria &  Benin  Inter- Border  Forum has announced the activities marking the 3rd  Edition of the Festival of Art for Economic Development which  will start from the 10th to 14th February, 2024   respectfully  with the  sole purpose of promoting arts,  border security and safety. 

This will take place simultaneously at the Oniko Palace Idiroko, the Nigeria Customs Conference room , Idiroko border and the Integration Art Palace and Tour Cultural Center .

In a press release given to the Media , information revealed that  the event with the theme:  ' The Role of the Nigeria Customs Service in Economic Development and National Security ',  is an initiative of Integration Art Palace and Tour ,  powered by the Nigeria Customs Service ( Ogun 1 Area  Command).

There are going to be Colloquium , Workshops, Village Square Art shows,  Tourism, Art Exhibition and Gala Night .
 Oba John Olakunle Ojo, the Oniko of Ikolaje - Idiroko is the  Royal Chief Host , while the Chief Host is the Comptroller Ahmadu Bello Shaibu, the Customs Area Controller ( CAC)  Ogun 1 Area  Command.

Guest Speaker is Assistant Comptroller Emmanuella  Chukwu ; The Media Director is Chief Superintendent of Customs , Hammed Bukoye Oloyede ;  the Director of Exhibition is Dr. Johnson Oladesu ,  the HOD Fine Arts Department, the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State ; Dr. Bonny  Abisogun Botoku doubles as the Executive Producer .

 Some of the notable  Personalities include
The Chairman Ipokia Local Government, Hon. Wasiu Wale Agbekotun ;  Alhaja Marufat Falola ( the Deputy Mayor Ifonyin Municipality) and Princess Jumoke Owoola, the immediate Past TESCOM Commissioner 2 in Ekiti State, amongst others.

" This year's edition promised to be more fulfilling and rewarding as we strive harder to bring in new innovations that can positively enrich our knowledge and development in a safer environment. And this is to also bring to the fore the impacts of arts in the border communities where Nigeria Customs Service is noticeable, notably Ogun State ''  Dr. Bonny Abisogun Botoku  enthused.

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