The Federation of World Cultural and Arts Society, Singapore (FOWCAAS) has appointed Ambassador Wale Ojo-Lanre, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Ekiti State as its Team Leader and Chief Coordinator in Nigeria.
The world cultural organization has its chapters in 96 countries with headquarter in Singapore. The organisation is saddled with the mission of strengthening and promoting global link with cultural, arts and tourism organizations, bodies, institutions; organize international cultural and artists exchange programmes, enhance global culture and arts for deepening of world peace and mutual global co-existence, showcase intercontinental diversity of arts and artistic activities for appreciation and understanding, promote, create confidence in Chinese culture and arts within the global concept and strengthening Singapore’s relations with cultural and artistic circles around the world.
According to a letter of appointment signed by Grand Master Jason Tan, FOWCAAS President, Singapore “FOWCASS has acknowledged and approved Ambassador Wale Ojo-Lanre, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria, as the Team Leader and Chief Co-coordinator to represent FOWCASS in Nigeria Cultural Link in West Africa.”
According to the letter, “the appointment is valid for two years from 01 March to 28 February 2023, subject to renewal upon approval from the FOWCASS Council.”
The letter disclosed that Ojo-Lanre was appointed after “We found Ambassador Ojo-Lanre, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Ekiti State, Nigeria a worthy and competent cultural- tourism minded fellow who can be our point of contact in Nigeria, after a thorough survey and profile auditing of some Nigerians who have been active and passionate in the promotion and branding of the cultural-tourism asset of Nigeria to foster g global peace, engendering intercontinental mutual respect and understanding, and projection of unity of purpose in global cultural diversity.”
The letter revealed that “By this appointment, Ojo-Lanre is not only the focal point of FOWCAAS in Nigeria, West-Africa link but the Team Leader and Chief Coordinator of the mission and objectives of FOWCAAS in Nigeria.”
Ambassador Ojo-Lanre a graduate of History Education at Adeyemi College of Education has a Masters in Peace and Conflicts Studies, from the University of Ibadan, and a Law degree from Lead City University, Ibadan, is a seasoned journalist with a bias for culture and tourism at the Nigerian Tribune Ibadan, also bagged a Certificate in Green Growth and Travels, from Hasselt University, Belgium is at present, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Ekiti State on Tourism Development.