Singer, Crayon thanks Tony Elumelu for hosting him

Budding Nigerian singer, Charles Chibueze Chukwu, also known as Crayon, has been hosted by the Tony Elumelu Foundation alongside other entertainers and creatives.

They were invited to have a chat with the US State Department Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs, Ramin Toloui to explore the intersection of commerce and creatives.

Tony Elumelu host Crayon

Crayon, who was hosted alongside singer, Banky W and actors, Omoni Oboli, Toyin Abraham, Jim Iyke, Dakore Egbuson and a host of others thanked Tony Elumelu for the invite.

He took to his Twitter page on Tuesday, November and shared some photos of him of the businessman.

The singer said; “Thank you sir for the warm reception @TonyOElumelu ❤️🙏🏽”

Also sharing photos of the celebs, the Tony Elumelu Foundation wrote; “It was our pleasure to host US State Department Assistant Secretary @RaminToloui at a convergence of visionary leaders and creative talents, to explore the intersection of commerce and creativity.

“The discussions, insights, and ideas shared were nothing short of inspiring, and we are excited to see the seeds of partnership and progress that have been sown today.”

Similarly, Toyin Abraham also thanked the foundation for the invitation, saying that it was important to Nigeria and the entire continent.

She wrote; “Thank you the Tony Elumelu Foundation @TonyElumeluFDN for inviting me to a chat with the US Assistant Secretary For Economic and Business affairs, Ramin Toloui.

These conversations can’t be enough, the growth of the creative industry is important to us and the entire continent because if Nigeria succeeds Africa will succeed. The film industry is expanding and there is no better time to have that real collaboration and synergy between Nollywood X Hollywood to tell authentic stories.

Congrats Mr Tony Elumelu @TonyOElumelu for pushing the conversation and for celebrating a Decade of Impact in Empowering African Entrepreneurs.”