Singer Yemi Alade nominated as Africa Fashion Week Nigeria brand ambassador

Published: 27 May 2016 | by Fashion reporter
Singer Yemi Alade nominated as Africa Fashion Week Nigeria brand ambassador
Africa Fashion Week Nigeria, now in its 3rd year has nominated singer Yemi Alade as brand ambassador.

The fashion exhibition will be held from 1st July to 3rd July 2016 and will showcase of upcoming and established designers.



In a statement AFWN says: "Known to the world as Mama Africa, the incredible and talented singer known to us as Yemi Alade, is our 2016 AFWN & AFWL brand ambassador. 

"From the word go, our mantra was to discover young new exciting brands by providing a platform to build and promote them to an international standard.

"Africa Fashion Week Nigeria promotes the beauty of Africa, from the creative side of fashion to the business of it." 
 
On choosing Yemi Alade, Ronke Ademiluyi, founder of AFWN said, "This year, we chose someone who embodies the true African woman.

"A strong, intellectual and musically inclined woman; her music reflects what's good, what's great and what's best about the motherland. We couldn’t have chosen anyone more suitable to be our brand ambassador"
 

Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2016 Promo Video


Yemi Alade said, "Firstly, I want to start by saying thank you to AFWL for taking the time to select me as their brand ambassador.

"Words are not enough, but the idea is to portray Africa in positive light to give us all hope and faith in this great continent."

- AFWN
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