Lagos – The Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) on Thursday pledged to continue to support creativity initiatives in the advertising industry in order to encourage talented young individuals.
APCON Registrar, Mr Garba Kankarofi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the council would also support institutions where advertising practitioners work.
“We have so many talented youths and individuals in the industry that need to be encouraged to bring out the best in them.
“The advertising industry is a creative industry that requires visions, ideas, concepts and talents to carry out their works, “ Kankarofi said.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
The registrar said that the council hosted a Mass Communication student of the University of Lagos, Miss SimileOluwa Fayombo, three weeks ago.
“The student is the award winner of Roger Hatchuel Academy based in the United Kingdom.
“The competition was organised among mass communication students in various institutions within and outside Nigeria.
“We in APCON are proud of such a winner from Nigeria and I am indeed sure that Nigeria will also be proud of her, “ he said.
Kankarofi said that APCON would not relent in supporting any individual, group and institutions that would make the industry to flourish. (NAN)