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Del-York Creative Academy to train 100 talents

By Chinonso Ihekire
11 December 2021   |   2:40 am
fter the successful completion of a first of its kind virtual skills training programme for creative talents in Lagos State, the Creative Lagos programme

After the successful completion of a first of its kind virtual skills training programme for creative talents in Lagos State, the Creative Lagos programme, a partnership between Del York Creative Academy (DCA) and the Lagos State Government under the auspices of the Lagos Creative Industry Initiative (LACI), has achieved yet another important milestone, as it commences the next stage of training for 100 exceptional talents from the initial 1,000 who started the programme earlier in the year. 

Speaking at the occasion, Commissioner for Tourism Arts and Culture, Pharm. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf confirmed that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in keeping with his promise to empower young and promising talents across the state by providing access to capacity building opportunities for the creative industry had approved the sponsorship of 100 of the best graduating students from the Creative Lagos online programme into the intensive hands-on programme to commence at the Del York Creative Academy.  

Commenting on the programme, President of DCA, Linus Idahosa said  ”This is just the beginning, we are currently building a foundation alongside our partners that will set the stage for the curation and explosion of young African talents into the global film, media and Entertainment industry. ”

We will not stop there, but will go further to ensure that you receive the leverage that will set you apart as innovative thinkers and doers for the creative industry in Lagos State, and across Africa.”