Senator Osita Ngwu, representing Enugu West Senatorial District, has praised the private sector for its significant role in enhancing the arts in Nigeria. This acclaim comes as Kachi James Gallery, founded by Miss Kachi Aghasili, officially opened its doors in Enugu, marking a transformative moment for the local art scene.
During the ribbon-cutting ceremony that marked the gallery’s debut, Senator Ngwu underscored the private sector’s substantial contributions to the country’s economic and artistic growth. He expressed optimism that the gallery would serve as a dynamic platform for young and aspiring artists to showcase their talents.
Senator Ngwu applauded Kachi James Gallery’s inception, emphasizing the importance of investing in one’s roots and nurturing local artistic talent. He also pointed to a promising future for the arts in Enugu and the broader South-East region, thanks to collaborations between the government and lawmakers.
Dame Ugochi Madueke, the Commissioner for Arts and Culture in Enugu State, disclosed her plans to establish a museum that would proudly display artistic creations. She commended Kachi James Gallery’s founder, Miss Kachi James, for her pioneering initiative and affirmed the government’s dedication to advancing art and culture. Madueke also expressed confidence that the gallery would draw visitors to Enugu and inspire more young artists to pursue their creative aspirations.
Kachi Aghasili, the visionary behind Kachi James Gallery, shared her motivation for establishing the gallery, citing her passion for the arts and intellectual property rights. As a lawyer in the United States of America and an art enthusiast, she created the gallery to provide a platform for both emerging and established artists to showcase their masterpieces. The gallery’s launch represents a significant step in enriching Enugu’s vibrant art scene.