By: Ogunleye Oluwapelumi
In a powerful statement at Lagos Fashion Week 2023, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the executive governor of Lagos State, expressed his unwavering support for the city’s vibrant creative community.
Sanwo-Olu emphasized the pivotal role of creativity in transforming Lagos into an epicenter of art, culture, and expression. Recognizing the economic potential of the creative industry, Sanwo-Olu pledged to continue investing in and nurturing the talents of Lagosians, ensuring they have the platform to shine and contribute to the city’s growth.
Highlighting the significance of creativity beyond the realm of fashion, Sanwo-Olu stressed that it serves as a catalyst for economic growth. With the aim of boosting the industry’s contribution to the GDP and creating more job opportunities, the government is committed to nurturing the creative minds that make Lagos and Nigeria shine on the global stage.
The governor’s visionary approach underscores the city’s determination to take the world by storm with its art and fashion, building a brighter and more prosperous future for all.
By recognizing and investing in the potential of Lagos’ creative minds, the government aims to harness the economic power of the industry, further solidifying Lagos as a hub of creativity and innovation.