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Daniel appointed creative industry grand patron

The CIG conferred the honour on Mr Daniel during CIG’s courtesy visit to him on Tuesday.

• September 8, 2021

A former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, has been appointed Grand Patron, by the Creative Industry Group (CIG), promoters of talents in the entertainment industry.

CIG President, Felix Duke, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos that the group decided to honour the ex-governor because of his consistent support for the youth and the entertainment industry.

According to Mr Duke, Mr Daniel has been an advocate of youth development.

Mr Duke that the honour was conferred on Mr Daniel  during CIG’s  courtesy visit to him  on Tuesday.

“We, the executive board members of CIG, paid a courtesy visit to former Governor Gbenga Daniel on Tuesday to appreciate his contributions to the industry.

“With delight, he accepted to be our grand patron,” he told NAN.

Mr Daniel is the founder of Political and Leadership Institute (POLA), Sagamu, an institution which offers short courses and mentorship to young leaders and aspiring politicians pro bono.

The All Progressives Congress chieftain, who jumped ship from opposition Peoples Democratic Party after the 2019 general elections, established POLA after leaving office in 2011.


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