Latest Nigeria Skits Industry Awards News


Published Date: 04/11/2021

Vice President, His Excellency Yemi Osibanjo SAN recognises the place and Contributions of Skits Makers in National Development, Pledges Continued Support Continued for the Creative & Entertainment Sector.

Presidential recognition topped the series of endorsements earlier received by the Nigeria Skits Industry Award as Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo received in audience renowned Skit Artistes and members of Awards Council who paid a courtesy visit to the Villa in continuation of the awareness drive tagged ROAD TO THE AWARD.

The Vice President, a lover of Skits and one who regularly watches them, mentioned several artistes and some of their works needed no convincing on the need to further recognise the artistes for their talents, creativity and the need to support that sector of the economy thereby encouraging the Nigerian youths.

The Promoter, Congressman Bimbo Daramola, in company of some Skits Makers, like Woli Agba, Taooma, Yemi Eleso, Josh2funny, Hyenana, Inspector Semiu, Gorozo Ekiti appreciated the Vice President for receiving the delegation, noting that Prof Osinbajo has a reputation of listening to young people who also find comfort around him.

Skits Makers also had opportunity ask government to pay more attention to complimentary features that affects the young people in their quest to survive in their chosen careers like the issues of twitter ban and support for education across the tiers.

They asked government to continue to extend support to creative talents as well as ensure that the environment is made more conducive for contributions to the nationā€˜s growth and development.

The Vice President responded to all the issues and was later presented with the Awards insignia and was formally invited to the maiden NIGERIA SKITS INDUSTRY AWARDS, the first ever slated for 12th December 2021, with Lagos being the host city.

The Nigeria Skits Industry Awards had earlier been endorsed by His Excellency Babajide Sanwoolu, Governor of Lagos State ,the host governor and blessed by royalty led by the Ooni of Ife.