The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP), has inaugurated a 25-man National Planning Committee for her National Delegates Convention and 30th anniversary commemoration, scheduled to hold in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State from September 16 to 18.
The committee, headed by the association’s Deputy President, Mr. Sunday Umanah, fta has since swung into action, upon its inauguration by the NANTAP President, Mr. Israel Eboh, fta, in order to ensure a successful delegate convention. At the inauguration ceremony, Eboh had charged the committee to deliver a successful convention.
“On behalf of the National Executive Council, I like to congratulate you on your selection into this committee. It’s a lot of work, but I have no doubt about your capacity to deliver. Hence, I like to challenge every one of you to make yourself available in your respective roles, to ensure that we have a successful outing in Ekiti. Time is not on our hands” said Eboh.
Other members of the National Planning Committee are Nifemi Richard-Bruce – NPC Vice Chair/Awards, Sam Uche Anyamele Sec-Gen.- Secretariat Head, Charles Ukpong- Convention Secretary, Esther Onwuka ASG – Dinner Committee Head, Cecil Ozebeme Dir. P&S – Creative Content Head, Linus Osemene Dir. R&D – Head, Documentation, Makinde Adeniran – Director, Awards Ceremony, Titilayo KaaKu Head, Protocol /Accommodation; Biodun Abe – Head, Technicals; Laide Nasir – Technicals; Tuoyo Arueyingho Head, Security and Safety; Jerry Adesewo – Media; Eze Ekegwu – Security and Safety; Yele Balogun – Marketing & Branding; Toyin James – Ushering Committee; Efe Orhorha; Ushering Committee; Lara Akinsola fta – Dinner Committee; Omololu Abe – Chairman, LOC & Venues; Yomi Longe – LOC Adviser; Husseini Shaibu- Head, Media; Ejiro Edenya – Marketing & Branding; Okiemute Ezewu – Protocol /Accommodation; Emeke Egbune – Documentation and Deji Etiwe – Marketing and Branding.
The NDC 2021, a three-in-one event, which includes the delegate conference, investiture of the body of fellows and 30th anniversary of the association. The NDC is expected to attract theatre practitioners, government officials, creative entrepreneurs, and other critical stakeholders in the cultural and creative industry.