Wednesday, 4 September 2019

Ayade set to lead Nigerian contingents to Thailand's Colors of Africa Convention

Story from GHP

The Governor of Cross River State, Sen Prof Ben Ayade will lead a high profile delegation and troupe to Thailand to represent Nigeria in the Colors of Africa continental cultural and business summit. 

According to the brief, the Department of South Asian, Middle East and African Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, in cooperation with seven African Embassies in Bangkok (Egypt, Kenya, Libya, Morocco, Nigeria, Sudan and South Africa), Egypt Air, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, South African Airways, Minor Hotel Group, and Central Pattana Public Company Limited will organise "The Colours of Africa 2019" event from 6 – 8 September 2019 during 11.00 – 22.00 hrs. at Eden Hall, Central World. 

The event aims to promote a better understanding of the African continent amongst the Thai public, create awareness of trade, investment and tourism opportunities in Africa, as well as enhancing cultural exchanges and people-to-people contacts between Thailand and Africa.

For the Governor's vision in promoting the Cross River  brand, Prof Ayade will address an audience of 350, 000 Thailanese, plus millions watching all over the world to complement business discussions for cordial bilateral relations.
The state cultural troupe from Culture and Heritage will be presenting dances across Nigeria, Ekombi and Nyok, also a fusion of Carnival and Akoto dance from Badagry during the event.