Khalifa Muhammad Sanusi II to lead discussions on creative industry in London

Globally respected statesman Khalifa Muhammad Sanusi II is set to headline a distinguished panel of experts at the Pullman Hotel in London this May 2024, to delve into the pivotal role of the creative industry in driving our emerging economic Renaissance.

According to a statement, confirmed speakers for the event include esteemed figures such as Prof Konyinsola Ajayi SAN, Kola Adeshina, Segun Awolowo, Abike Dabiri, Chair of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission, Jamie Simmons of Access Bank UK, and Prince Bimbo Olashore.

Additionally, the event will feature a unique Trade Expo showcasing Nigerian and Afro-focused businesses, offering a platform for the exhibition of their goods and services.

According to Joseph Edgar, Chairman of the Duke of Shomolu Foundation and the visionary behind the Economic Summit, the summit is envisioned as an annual gathering aimed at fostering robust dialogue on how the industry can continue to play a pivotal role in the ongoing renaissance of the Nigerian economy.


He emphasised that the summit will provide a unique opportunity for networking and forging economic alliances among key stakeholders.

Managed by the internationally respected Itohan Barlow on behalf of the Duke of Shomolu Foundation, the Cultural Economic Summit promises to be a landmark event driving forward the discourse on the transformative power of the creative industry.

The burgeoning contributions of the creative industry, valued at over N3 trillion, continue to garner acclaim, underscoring the imperative to establish robust fiscal frameworks to effectively harness its vast benefits, particularly in revenue generation, job creation, infrastructure development, tourism and hospitality.


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