Omoyemi Akerele, Founder and Executive Director of Lagos Fashion Week and its parent company, Style House Files, was recently named the Zero Oil Ambassador for Nigeria.
On the third day of Lagos Fashion Week 2021, Mr Olusegun Awolowo, Executive Director/CEO Nigerian Export Promotion Council & President ECOWAS TPO Network, announced Akerele’s appointment, as well as the N500 million grant, set aside to support thirty fashion brands.
The Style House Files/Lagos Fashion Week team shared the good news on Instagram;
“We are really delighted and thankful for the Executive Director/CEO Nigerian Export Promotion Council & President ECOWAS TPO Network, Mr Olusegun Awolowo’s consistent support and dedication to the Nigerian textile and apparel sector.
At Lagos Fashion Week 2021, Mr Olusegun Awolowo (@segunawo7) announced a N500,000,000 grant set aside to support thirty brands in the fashion industry who have been consistent with solidifying their retail footprint in key cities and digital destinations across the world. The aim of the grant is to increase opportunities for access to the global market for these brands.
The keynote ended on a congratulatory note for Style House Files, Lagos Fashion Week with the announcement of Omoyemi Akerele (@omoyemiakerele) as a Zero Oil Ambassador for Nigeria”.
Congratulations are definitely in order!