The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) has retained Mrs Mandu Umoh as its Senior Communications Consultant.
A statement by Chief Tony Okoroji, National Chairman of COSON on Monday, said that Mandu’s assignment was to integrate the digital and traditional tools in communications to ensure that COSON continuously and effectively spreads its message to its members.
He noted that she was also to ensure its message spreads to licensees, international partners and the general public.
This is in order to optimally achieve for the members, the objectives encapsulated in the famous COSON mantra, “Let the music pay!”.
According to him, Mandu who had already resumed duties at the magnificent COSON House in Ikeja was bringing together the diverse branches of the COSON communication ecosystem and fusing them into a world class productive communications operation.
“She will be working with Mr Tolu Balogun, COSON’s Head of New Media, one of Nigeria’s best digital media minds, who in the last one year has been flying the COSON flag from the United Kingdom.
“Known across the Nigerian creative industry simply as Mandu, she cut her teeth as a professional journalist in 2004 at Silverbird Television (STV).
“She moved on to become Head, Entertainment Desk at Television Continental (TVC) after which she worked for BEN TV London,” he said.
Commenting on her new assignment, Mandu said: “I am very excited to be part of the intriguing work going on at COSON, Nigeria’s foremost and most admired copyright collective management organisation.
“At COSON, my office will have no doors, It is wide open all the time to my friends and colleagues in journalism, my primary constituency, my colleagues are assured that there will be full access.
“My job is to make sure that the environment is created for COSON to give full service to its members, licensees and partners in Nigeria and across the world and make sure that their intellectual property brings fitting dividends for them and the Nigerian nation.
“Excellent results for the members of COSON and satisfaction for my primary constituency, the media, are my dreams.
“I have sat for a significant period with the Chairman of COSON, Chief Okoroji and I have been well briefed, his vision of COSON in the near future is unmistakable.
“He wants a most effective, transparent and accountable organisation driven by the most modern technology and delivering world class results for the Nigerian music industry.
“His passion for the growth of the industry is infectious, anyone who knows Chief Okoroji knows that he is a man of his words, I am ready, We move!m” she said. (NAN)