Africa: President Buhari Applauds Nigeria’s Rising Role In World Craft Council
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday applauded Nigeria’s emerging role in the World Craft Council (WCC), saying the talents, skills and high quality artistic creations of Nigerians are attracting more global attention and appreciation.
According to a press release by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari received with delight the appointment of the Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, as President of World Craft Council, African Region, saying it is an indication that Nigeria’s arts and craft have come into international limelight.
The President urges NCAC to further look inward for the exploration and showcasing of the rich African resources in craft that could attract the world more, and open new opportunities for untapped talents.
According to atqnews.com Runsewe was last year appointed the Buhari to head the National Council for Arts and Culture. He was formerly the Director General, Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation.