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Sall hosts AFRIMA president, pledges support for ‘Teranga’ edition

By Sunday Aikulola
16 November 2022   |   4:06 am
Ahead of the eight All-Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) tagged, ‘Teranga Edition’, scheduled to hold in Dakar, Senegal, from January 12 to 15, 2023, the President of the Republic of Senegal, President Macky Sall, last weekend...

Senegalese President, Macky Sall (left) and All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) President/Executive Producer, Mike Dada during meeting with the president in Dakar, Senegal… yesterday.

Ahead of the eight All-Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) tagged, ‘Teranga Edition’, scheduled to hold in Dakar, Senegal, from January 12 to 15, 2023, the President of the Republic of Senegal, President Macky Sall, last weekend, hosted AFRIMA’s Executive Producer/President, Mr Mike Dada, assuring him of Senegal’s support towards a successful hosting of the awards in that country.

President Sall met with the AFRIMA President after a world media conference/unveiling ceremony held at the King Fahd Royal Palace hotel, in Dakar, on November 4, 2022, where the African Union Commission and the International Committee of AFRIMA announced Senegal as the official host country.

According to Sall, who is also the 2022 Chairperson of the African Union (AU), “the present and future of Africa, particularly, Senegal, in this case, is very important to our government and the youths represent that future. AFRIMA speaks to the empowerment and engagement of young people in the creative economy, as well as the celebration of our continent and global promotion of our cities for tourism benefits, hence the support and partnership from Republic of Senegal. I am very happy and honoured to host the Teranga edition of the biggest music award in Africa, AFRIMA right here in Senegal, the people of Senegal are excited about this historical feat, given that this is the first time the awards will be held in a Francophone country.”

On his part, Dada promised to ensure that the Teranga edition would go down in history as AFRIMA’s best and biggest edition so far.

The event is scheduled to commence on Thursday January 12, 2023, with a host Country Tour, Courtesy Visit to the President of the Host Country, school visit and gift presentation (as part of AFRIMA’s Corporate Social Responsibility), as well as welcome soiree will be held on the same day at Hotel Terroui -Bi, Dakar.