The Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) recently held its 42nd Annual General Meeting/Congress at the Leisure Spring Hotel, Osogbo, Osun State. The theme of the AGM/Congress was “Nigerian Advertising, What Next?”
[ad id=”599″]The keynote speakers at the event were Mr. Dele Anifowoshe (General Manager, Brands Airtel Nigeria) and Mr. Lanre Adisa, Managing Director/CEO (Noah’s Ark Communications Limited)
The AGM provided a platform for a robust discourse on the theme of the AGM/Congress.
The highlight of the AGM was the election of new EXCO, a representative on APCON Council and the induction of new members. Delegates at the AGM re-elected Mr. Kelechi Nwosu as the President of the Association.The new Executive Board is as follows:
S/n Name Position Post/Agency
1 Mr. Kelechi Nwosu President TBWA/Concept
2 Mr. Kayode Oluwasona Vice President Harmonee
3. Mr. Shola Adegborioye Hon. Treasurer Creativexone
4. Mr. Ikechi Odigbo Publicity Secretary DDB Lagos
5. Mr. Steve Babaeko Asst Pub. Secretary X3M Ideas
6. Mr. Tunji Olugbodi Ex- Officio Verdant Zeal
7. Mrs. Bisi Afolabi Ex-Officio LTC-JWT
8. Mr. Demola Olusunmade Ex-Officio BBDO
9. Mr. Sule Momoh Ex-Officio 141 Worldwide
10. Mr. Sam Osunsoko Ex- Officio Insight
11. Mr. Feyi Olubodun Ex-Officio Insight
Membership certificates were presented to three newly inducted members namely Initiative Media Limited, 7even Interactive Media and Agile Communications Limited.
The AGM/Congress was declared open on Friday, by Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, the Chief of Staff to His Excellency, the Governor of Osun State, who also who represented the Executive Governor of Osun State. Other distinguished senior practitioners in attendance include APCON Chairman, Mr. Udeme Ufot, the Association’s Board of Trustees Chairman, Mr. Ayo Owoborode, Mr. Funmi Onabolu, etc.
The three-day event was rounded off with a dinner with His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Government House.