France Nigeria business ecosystem, key functionaries, traditional rulers, representatives from different companies gathered together for the French week 2021 Gala Dinner and Awards night. The Ambassador of France, Emmanuelle Blatmann, Chairman of Franco-Nigerian Chamber of Commerce, Usman Mohammed, Special adviser to Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Gabriel Ukpeh, General Manager of Schneider Electric, Christopher Begat, Managing Director of Danone Ferdinand Mouko graced the special occasion which took place at La Continental hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The Ambassador of France, Emmanuelle Blatmann appreciated Nigerian talents and the richness of Nigerian culture. According to her, “Dignitaries & Distinguished guests at this French Week Gala Dinner & awards closing event, I start by commending the Chairman of Franco-Nigerian Chamber, Mr. Usman Mohammed and his team for putting together such a Lovely event this year. Going forward this will strengthen the relationship with French and Nigeria. I must also commend the Franco-Nigerian team for being consistent over the years with such a networking event to assist both French and Nigerian businesses”.
There was presentation of Awards by the Chairman of Franco-Nigerian Chamber of Commerce Usman Mohammed at the French week 2021 NG Gala dinner and Awards to Bollore Logistics Company as winner of the French week golf tournament which took place at Lakowe Lakes. As part of commending the Director of Franco-Nigerian Chamber, Moses Umoru was also surprised with an award for his hardwork and dedication.
Award winning France artise Mkiddo, Nigerian Idol 1st runner up winner 2011, Naomi Mac charged the atmosphere with electrifying performances fusion of both French and Nigerian songs. Eccentric Troupe also entertained the audience with different Nigerian cultural dance and music spanning from Calabar, Yoruba, Igbo tribe.
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