NCAC DG, Otunba Runsewe bags African Cultural Ambassador of the Decade Award
In line with his vision of driving the process of socio-economic development of the nation through Arts and Culture, the Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, NCAC, Otunba Segun Runsewe, has been honoured with an award of African Cultural Ambassador of the Decade.
Presenting the certificate of nomination to the Director General in his office, the President of Roost Foundation, organisers of The African NGO and International Donor Organisation Festival (ANGO), Dame Julie Donli said the choice of Otunba Runsewe, as a worthy recipient of the award was due to his philanthropic and humanitarian activities that have impacted positively on so many lives in Nigeria.
She stated that through the festival, ANGO will offer a platform for all NGOs, international donor organisations and other relevant stakeholders to recount their success story, dialogue on need to impactfully improve lives, promote humanitarian services and match organisations with potential donors.
According to Dame Donli, the African NGO and International Donor Organisation Festival is also aimed at celebrating the ingenuity of African NGOs and International Donor Organisations, who have contributed immensely to the growth and development of different sectors in Nigeria and Africa.
Responding, Otunba Runsewe thanked the organisers of the festival for his nomination as a recipient of the Cultural Ambassador of the Decade award, adding that he is passionate about the Nigerian Project and always willing to contribute his quota for socio-economic development of the nation through Arts and Culture.
Runsewe, who is also the President of the World Crafts Council, African Region, said he was particularly touched by the slogan of the organisation which is ” Together serving Humanity”. He remarked that the NGOs and International Donor Organisations have silently impacted positively on so many Nigerians in the areas of education, health social lives, to mention but a few.
“The time to celebrate and encourage the NGOs and Donor Organisations has come. We should join hands with the Roost Foundation to make history”.Runsewe enthused.
The festival, which is scheduled to hold on Thursday September 29, 2022, at Ladi Kwali hall, Sheraton hotel and towers shall feature a summit session, which will be followed by the red carpet and the award ceremony.
The President of Roost Foundation Dame Julie Donli, receiving a gift from the Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe, during courtesy visit to NCAC headquarters in Abuja.
The President of Roost Foundation Dame Julie Donli, presenting the Award to the Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe during courtesy visit to NCAC headquarters in Abuja.