Ekiti College Of Education To Collaborate With Arts, Culture Council To Rejuvenate, Promote Creative Arts, Music, Theater – Provost

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Director-General Ekiti state council for Arts and Culture and some the lecturers on a tour of Arts Gallery, Fine Arts Department of the college

By; BAYO AKAMO. Ibadan

The Provost  of College of Education Ikere-Ekiti,  Dr Vincent Behind on Tuesday disclosed that the Management of the College will continue to collaborate with Ekiti State Council for Arts and Culture in rejuvenation and promotion of creative arts, music and theater in the state.

Dr.  Kehinde stated this while receiving the management of Ekiti state council of Arts and Culture, led by its Director General Ambassador Wale Ojo Lanre into the school

Speaking through the College’s Dean of Postgraduate. Dr Babatope Omoyajowo, the Provost said the school was opened to all form of collaboration that would enhance academics , skill acquisition, discovery of talents and showcasing the diligence of its students and lecturers to the world.

‘ We have quality lecturers and diligently committed students who are adept, skilled , horned and professional in the major aspects of the creative industry, music, theatre and fine arts and who are ever ready to work, collaborate and form a synergy of creative purpose with the government ‘ ‘

He commended Governor John Kayode Fayemi for instituting a regime of cultural and value renaissance at this point in time when the society has lost it moral sense

The Heads of Department of Music, Dr E.O. Olusegun,Theatre Arts, Dr Omololu Abe and Dr Odunayo Ajayi of Fine arts in their remarks lauded the Ojo lanre led management of Arts and Culture for the bold step taken in involving the academics as part of the stakeholders in Arts and Cultural sector in the state.

 

They also assured him of their support in organizing events, exhibition, performances and other activities that will enhance their skills and showcase their talents to the world .

Director General of the Ekiti state Council of Arts and Culture.   Ambassador Wale Ojo Lanre said the College of Education Ikere Ekiti “is noted for its outstanding record in developing talents in creative industry.”

 

He added that the council will involve, consult and encourage all tertiary institutions and other stakeholders in building a formidable team that will champion and enhance Ekiti Arts and Culture through music , drama and others”.

 

“Our mandate is to rebrand, rejuvenate and reawaken the consciousness of our people on development of arts and cultural rejuvenation in the state which is in line with the value reorientation of Dr Kayode Fayemi led administration.”

 

Ojo lanre was who was accompanied by two directors of the Council ,Director ,Arts and Artifacts Mr Tunde Adewumi and Director , Research and Documentation Mr Abdul Babalola said that the task of enhancing the cultural and arts potentialities of Ekiti state was a collective endeavour which required all hands to be on deck .

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