The Minister of Art, Culture and the Creative Economy Barr. Hannatu Musa MUSAWA has urged song writers and music arrists to come up with a theme song for Nigeria.
Speaking during the meeting with the Permanent Secretary, Directors, and other Senior Officers as well as members of Staff of the Ministry, she said that’s part of her key plan for the ministry.
In a brief remark, the Minister who expressed delight with the warm reception, specially appreciated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR for considering her worthy to serve in such capacity.
She promised to give her best to the rebranding of Nigeria’s image.
The Minister maintained that the Country can no longer be associated with negativity such as poverty, fraud, terrorism and other forms of criminality.
Barr Musa-Musawa however said to change the nation’s image positively beyond the shores of this country will require the collective support of all well meaning Nigerians.
The Minister also pointed out that one of her key plans in the immediate, is to have a NATIONAL TEAM SONG FOR THE NIGERIAN BRAND.
She, therefore, encouraged Nigerian Song Writers and Music Artists from the Six Geopolitical Zones of the Country to begin to think in that direction.
For the Nigerian Arts, Culture and Creative Industry, She noted that the Nigerian Creative Industry has come of age and it is time to project it in a new exportable dimension for improved foreign earnings. Hence, she said Nigerians should expect innovative and inspiring concepts that will drive and support this Sector in the coming weeks”.
The Minister of Art, Culture and the Creative Economy assures that all the necessary plan/ Mechanisms will immediately be activated, just as all relevant Stakeholders in the Public and Private Sectors will be meaningfully engaged for effective execution of the project.