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Hannatu Musa Musawa

Hannatu holds a degree in law from the University of Buckingham, UK and took a Postgraduate Masters Degree in the Legal Aspects of Marine Affairs from the University of Cardiff, Wales. She also has a Postgraduate Masters Degree in Oil and Gas Law from the University of Aberdeen. As a qualified Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, she has had a varied and rich working experience both in Nigeria and in the UK. She is completing a Doctorate, which she has been doing part time. She is a qualified Solicitor in England and Wales, UK. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She has worked as a Litigation lawyer and legal advisor to a number of private Companies. As junior lawyer, she was attached and worked with the law firm of Late Chief Clement Akpamgbo (former Attorney General of the federation) and she also worked briefly with Barrister Bala Na Allah during the Oputa Panel; Human Rights Violation Commission. She consequently went ahead to form the firm of Hanney Musawa & Associates, where she is presently the Principal Partner. From 2003, she has been an active political activist. She fully participated in the political activities of the opposition during the 2003 and 2007 Nigerian elections. She was also one of the lawyers on the prosecutions leading team in the 2003 Presidential Election Petition between General Muhammadu Buhari and General Olusegun Obasanjo. In the aftermath of the decision of that election petition, she continued to express and voice her views through the medium of print media by maintaining a weekly newspaper column. It is a forum she uses to speak out, without fear or favor, on behalf of Nigerians who have no voice and on issues that border on the premise of peace and justice. She has been a human rights and Women’s rights activist for several years. In 2011, Hannatu Musawa contested for the Federal House of Representatives legislative seat in her home state of Katsina in Nigeria... Read more

Eight Points Agenda

we have created a comprehensive eight-point plan that will deliver our collective vision for this sector.

Nigeria Destination 2030 is a manifesto, a mission and a vision to become Africa’s creative capital. Most importantly,it’s a promise to deliver more jobs, more inbound visitors, and more local opportunities that will enhance the development of all creative sectors

Skills development will be prioritised through comprehensive training programs to ensure all professionals within the economy are well-prepared to excel in their respective fields. Accelerated growth of the creative economy means we need to prioritise and

Fastrack the improvement, creation and implementation of policy frameworks that effectively stimulate increased revenue generation, job creation, and sustainable growth across the entire sector. A key part of that strategy is Intellectual Property Protection to safeguard the creations of artists and content creators, fostering innovation and creativity.

Our team is developing a comprehensive and effective strategy for the arts, culture, and creative economy. Within this strategy, we will clearly outline our objectives, targets, and actions for sectoral growth and development. Its implementation will be underpinned by a cohesive governance structure that will foster collaboration among government agencies, private sector entities, academia, and artists to drive the growth of the FMACC ecosystem. We will further support this collaborative structure by establishing a Creative Economy Advisory Council that will provide high-level strategic support to the Ministry. I look forward to working closely with Ministry, departments, agencies and all other stakeholders to deliver our vision.

As such, our fifth point sets out to facilitate the creation of Public-Private partnerships that will stimulate investment in the creative economy and expedite the development of critical infrastructure, technology, and innovation hubs. In addition, it aims to leverage PPPs to catalyse private sector investment in FMACC, enhancing economic diversification and creating a favourable business environment.

Among those targets is our ambition to elevate the Nigerian industries, comprising Art, Culture & Creative industries to rank among the top 20 globally in terms of GDP contribution, wealth creation, employment, and poverty reduction in line with the agenda 2050. Through innovative strategies, technological integration, and enhanced market access, our target is to increase the value of sectoral outputs by 50%. in line with the 2021 to 2025 national development plan.

we will prioritise infrastructural development aided by Digital transformation . We will provide modern facilities, transportation networks, and technology infrastructure. We will prioritise the integration of arts, culture, and creative content onto digital platforms, harnessing technology to create new revenue streams Every effort will be made to facilitate the growth of a thriving business and support startups and entrepreneurs by establishing innovative hubs and incubators. By creating and supporting cultural centres of excellence, we will preserve and promote culture, foster creativity and innovation, and further support those with the potential to contribute to the sector’s growth.

We must make every effort to safeguard Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage while fostering tourism and economic growth. This involves implementing initiatives to preserve and celebrate our cultural heritage while ensuring its longevity for future generations. Within these initiatives, we will establish International Quality Assurance standards and monitoring mechanisms to improve the quality of outputs within the Nigerian arts, culture, and creative economy, thereby enhancing the value proposition of all our creative products and services.