Reggae singer, Orits Williki; Primetime Entertainment boss, Kenny Ogungbe; Tee Mac Iseli, Segun Alile, Mojisola Fayemi, Mike Mbala, and Kola Olulana have been nominated and unanimously elected to the board of the Musical Copyright Society Nigeria at the Annual General Meeting of the organization held in Lagos recently.
The president of the society, King Sunny Ade, in his address, urged members of the organization to take more than a passing interest in the forthcoming general elections, admonishing them to get their permanent voter cards and vote for the candidates of their choice.
On his part, the chairman of the board, Orits Wiliki, expressed dissatisfaction that the society fell short of its projection for 2021, in terms of regular collections. He, however, stated that the successes recorded on the legal front more than compensated for the shortfall.
The Chief Executive Officer of the society, Mayo Ayilaran, informed members that other cases with infringers were ongoing before various courts, even as he thanked their team of lawyers for their efforts. He added that the distribution of royalties was ongoing.
He also enjoined members to update their personal and bank details with the organization. He said, “We once again request that every member should update their records with the society, particularly their bank details and current addresses.”
Thanking members of the board for standing solidly behind the management in all its activities, assuring all members that the goal of connecting members’ creativity with prosperity is being attained.