The CEO of Nollywood Travel Film Festival, Ambassador Mykel Parish Ajaere has congratulated the newly appointed Director-General of the Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization (CBAAC) on her well-deserved appointment by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
In his congratulatory message made available to the media, Ambassador Ajaere extolled Aisha Adamu Augie’s longstanding commitment to the development of Nigeria’s culture sector, and expressed confidence that CBAAC under her watch would take a quantum leap to deliver superior values in line with its mandate.
Here is the full text of the congratulatory message:
The Director General
Center for Black and African Arts and Civilization
Dear Aisha Adamu Augie,
Congratulations on your appointment as the new Director General of the Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization!
This prestigious position is a testament to your exceptional talent, expertise, and dedication to arts and culture.
Your appointment is an exciting milestone not only for you but also for the Centre and the entire arts community. Your vision and leadership will undoubtedly bring renewed vigor and creativity to the Centre, propelling it to greater heights.
As Director General, you will have the unique opportunity to showcase and celebrate the richness and diversity of black and African arts and culture. Your commitment to promoting and preserving these treasures will undoubtedly inspire artists and enthusiasts from all walks of life.
Your extensive experience in the arts sector, coupled with your profound understanding of African heritage, positions you perfectly for this role. Your passion for fostering cultural exchange and dialogue will undoubtedly contribute to the harmonious coexistence and understanding between different cultures and communities.
I do not doubt that under your stewardship, the Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization will flourish. Your innovative ideas, strategic planning, and ability to nurture artistic talent will undoubtedly create an environment where artists can thrive and where the work of the Centre can have a profound impact on society.
One of the most remarkable aspects of your appointment is recognizing the importance of black and African arts and civilization. By taking on this role, you are not only championing the voices and stories of artists from these backgrounds but also contributing to a more inclusive and diverse cultural landscape.
I am confident that your leadership will extend beyond the Centre’s walls, reaching out to the broader community and forging partnerships that will enrich the arts and cultural scene locally and internationally. Your ability to unite people and foster collaboration will undoubtedly result in groundbreaking exhibitions, performances, and educational programs.
As you embark on this exciting journey, remember that you have the full support of the arts community and all those who believe in the transformative power of creativity. Your appointment is a testament to your capabilities, and I do not doubt that you will inspire others to reach their creative potential.
Once again, congratulations on your appointment as the new Director General of the Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization. May you lead with passion, wisdom, and an unwavering commitment to promoting and showcasing the beauty and power of black and African arts and civilization.
I wish you all the best in this new chapter of your journey. May your tenure as Director General be filled with success, fulfillment, and the realization of your visionary goals. The arts community eagerly awaits your incredible contributions to the Centre and the broader cultural landscape.
Congratulations once again, and thank you for your dedication to preserving, celebrating, and promoting black and African arts and civilization.
Mykel Parish Ajaere
Nollywood Travel Film Festival