The Nigerian Stock Exchange has appointed musician, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as Tuface, as its Good Cause Ambassador.
Tuface was unveiled as an ambassador on the floor of the Exchange on Tuesday.
Tuface said further to his appointment, he would lend his voice to raising awareness and mobilizing support for the Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability initiatives of the NSE. This, he said, would be geared towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in Nigeria.
He said, “I am honoured to join the NSE family as a Good Cause Ambassador. I have always used my music to inspire change in the world and this has been the focus of the campaigns I have supported over the years.
“I am indeed delighted to be given the opportunity to serve in this capacity. I will like to assure all that I will be dedicated to the good cause of promoting sustainable development as championed by the Exchange.”
The Chief Executive Officer, NSE, Mr Oscar Onyema, said, “We are pleased to welcome Tuface Idibia as the first NSE Good Cause Ambassador.
“His focus on promoting social causes such as raising awareness on peace, the fight against fake drugs and various other ills that plague the Nigerian society through his music aligns with our commitment to creating sustainable value for our diverse stakeholders as well as increasing impact in line with the Sustainable Development Goals.”
Onyema stated that the NSE ran an inclusive corporate sustainability strategy that promoted market-based approach to environmental, social and governance imperatives among all stakeholders.
He said the appointment of Tuface was aimed at inspiring accelerated progress towards the advancement of the SDGs.