Governor Ambode of Lagos state was paid a thank you visit by music artiste on Tuesday 17th of January.
The venue of the courtesy visit was at the Lagos State Secretariat, Ikeja Lagos.
The artiste who paid him this visit, were among those that performed at the One Lagos Fiesta (OLF) last December.
They include Queen Salawa Abeni, Adewale Ayuba, Tiwa Savage, Adekunle Gold, Sir Shina Peters and Sound Sultan.
Others are Folarin Falana (Falz), M.I Abaga, Patoranking, Obesere, Tony Tetuila, Dr Sid, Idris Abdulkareem, Aramide, CDQ, Sulaimon ‘Atawewe’ Adio, Reekado Banks, Humblesmith and Dammy Krane.
Ambode, while receiving the artistes, revealed plans of his administration to promote talents and leverage on the vast economic opportunities in entertainment, tourism and arts sectors to grow the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the state.
He noted that the creative industry remained a veritable platform to grow the economy, and that government would tap into it and use it to positively engage the bulging youths in the state.
The governor, who thanked the artistes for their partnership with the State Government, said the OLF was a platform put together by his administration to majorly create awareness about the potentials inherent in the entertainment industry, especially in using it to grow the economy and positively develop talents that abound in the country.
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