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Olokun Festival: OPC Boss Appoints New Publicity Director



Abdulrofiu Agboola, Osogbo

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The National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams, has appointed Mr. Idris Bello as the Director of Graphics and Publicity of Olokun Festival Foundation.

The new appointment was contained in a statement signed by Mr. Akanni Segun, the Personal Assistant to Otunba Gani Adams.

According to the statement, Bello was appointed as the new publicity director based on his experience in journalism and graphics designing, as well as his contributions to the programmes of the organization.

Bello started his  journalism career in 1996 as creative head and a freelance reporter at Soul Publication, publisher of Hearts Magazine.

He also worked as a Production Manager at the defunct Ace Magazine and rose to become the Head of Production.

Bello is the CEO of Shybell Media (an on-line publication, graphic power house and an entertainment outfit), the media platform he started in 2013.

However, Olokun Festival is a frontline cultural promotions organisation in Nigeria with over twenty three cultural festivals on its stable annually.

Meanwhile the planning committee of the Olokun Festival Foundation has released the list of the activities to herald the 2016 edition of annual Olokun Festival.

Rising from its meeting, which was held at the corporate office of the Foundation in Lagos, the grand finale of the annual festival was fixed for October 20th at the Suntan Beach in Badagry.

The festival, which was in collaboration with the  Aholu Menu Thoi, The Ankra of Badagry has as part of the activities: the Prayer to Almighty God on Saturday October 1st; Press Conference on October 2nd; Art Exhibition on October 7th; Yoruba Quiz competition on October 11th; Festival Lecture on October 13th, Beauty Pageant on October 16th; Festival float; Boat Regatta Ayo Olopon and Olosa.
While the Gala night will hold in Badagry on the eve of the festival on October 19th 2016 respectively.

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