Minister of Information & Culture, Lai Mohammed, attends formal opening of The GFA Gallery by the Guild of Professional Fine Artists of Nigeria.
Lagos, Nigeria – The formal opening of the Guild of Professional Fine Artists’ (GFA) first gallery, The GFA Gallery, took place on the 17th of November 2019, located in the heart of Lekki, Lagos. The event was privileged to welcome Nigeria’s Minister of Information and culture, Lai Mohammed.
Speaking on the formal opening, the Director of the GFA, Ugonna Ibe-Ejiogu stated:
“It was an honor and a pleasure to welcome the minister, he was patient as he toured the gallery space, viewing each work and speaking with all the artists present. He also devoted a considerable amount of time to engage with one of our Trustees, Chief Ede Dafinone, art patron and respected artist, Mr. Kolade Oshinowo and GFA president Mr. Sam Ebohon, and address questions and concerns about governmental support of the arts in Nigeria”.