As economic and social activities gradually pick up after months of lockdown, the art and culture sector is equally ready to continue from where it had stopped in the wake of COVID-19 Pandemic.
For the National Gallery of Art (NGA), its Acting Director General, Dr. Simon O. Ikpakronyi, has said he is fully prepared to run with the remaining programmes scheduled for the year while adhering strictly to the safety protocols as enunciated by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.
On assumption of office in 2019, Ikpakronyi had expressed willingness to change the narratives in NGA through collaboration with stakeholders in the sector. One year after, he has succeeded in executing most of the programmes as earlier projected.
Through a publication titled, National Gallery of Art: 12 Months in the Saddle, the D.G highlighted his achievements in office as well as framework for next line of actions.
But those plans were temporarily put on hold as the country experienced total…
Source: Guardian Newspaper