FirstBank Sponsors “The Noble Warrior” Play, A ninetieth Birthday Tribute To Wole Soyinka


FirstBank has sponsored “The Noble Warrior” Play, a ninetieth Birthday Tribute to Wole Soyinka.


PoliticalNews Nigeria experiences that FirstBank, West Africa’s premier {financial} establishment and {financial} inclusion companies supplier has introduced its sponsorship of the Lagos command efficiency of Eni Ogun – The Noble Warrior, a theatrical efficiency in honour of Professor Wole Soyinka as a part of the lineup of actions celebrating the ninetieth birthday of the worldwide literary large and Nationwide Icon.

The Noble Warrior – Eni Ogun, produced by Money Onadele and directed by Oriade Adefila will probably be carried out on the Muson Centre on Saturday twentieth July 2024 at 6:00pm.


That is one other important stride within the {Bank}’s First@artwork initiative conceived with the important thing goal of supporting the worth chain of Nigerian arts and cultural improvement for the expansion and improvement of the nation’s artistic economic system. It is usually in recognition of the contributions and achievements of Prof. Wole Soyinka, Africa’s first Nobel Laureate.

Eni Ogun, the Nobel Warrior is ready to inform the historic story of the profitable defeat of the colonial forces by the hands of natives. This story intends to reposition the reality in historical past and showcase the repercussions of cultural invasions and the battle for freedom towards imposing highly effective colonial invasions.  The protagonist’s model persona, Oluwole, a princely noble warrior may be likened to Wole Soyinka and highlights related persona traits as a fighter and the humane warrior in his 90-year sojourn on earth.

Based on the efficiency Government Producer, Toye Arulogun, “FirstBank is supporting this particular production of The Noble Warrior as tribute to a nationwide and international literary icon in consonance with the philosophy of the First@artwork initiative, conceptualised for the assist of the artistic arts and promotion of cultural improvement”.

“As soon as once more, the main {financial} companies options supplier is proud to display its dedication to sustaining the artistic arts business and this partnership with Adubiifa Community Co. is a part of the celebration of a landmark birthday of Prof. Wole Soyinka – satisfaction of our cultural heritage.”

Celebrating the Nigerian dwelling legend, the Group Head, Advertising and Company Communications, FirstBank, Ms. Folake Ani-Mumuney stated, “we’re proud to be a part of this particular tribute to Professor Wole Soyinka, a real literary large whose contributions to literature and humanity proceed to encourage us all. FirstBank’s sponsorship of the Noble Warrior – Eni Ogun is our modest means of demonstrating our appreciation of his contributions to Nigerian literature and tradition; his writings which have transcended borders and he stays a real embodiment of the ability of artwork as a device to uplift society.  FirstBank is woven into the material of society, and for 130 years, we now have been enabling success within the artistic business worth chain via our First@arts initiative and Eni Ogun is one other alternative to strengthen this impression to assist and empower small companies ‘’.

First@arts is FirstBank’s platform for consolidating all its efforts within the arts, supporting your complete worth chain of the artistic arts, offering a lot wanted financing, showcasing, and facilitating the successes of the business, in addition to enabling prospects discover the wealth of alternatives the artistic business has to supply. One of many distinctive initiatives underneath the First@Arts umbrella is FirstBank’s DecemberIssaVybe.  By way of DecemberIssaVybe, FirstBank gives alternatives and platforms for memorable Homecoming Experiences from the world over together with for these coming for marriage ceremonies, associates, and household reunions; festivals, funerals, the I Simply Obtained Backs (IJGBs); giving and communal engagement. It has all the time dropped at associates and households of the {Bank} essentially the most thrilling, fun-filled, memorable expertise in December.

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