BY ADERONKE ADEYERI
Following the resolution of Dr. Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Productivity, to restore peace and foster mutual relationship and understanding among the members of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria,(PMAN), top Juju musician, Olayinka Olufemi Best popularly known as Yinka Best and a notable Igbo musician cum businessman, Fruitful Mekunye, have signaled their intention respectively to run for the PMAN presidency.
While Yinka Best is contesting for the office of Vice President, Mekunye is eying the president position.
The new development is coming after the Labour minister constituted a care taker committee to organize a credible election to usher in new national leaders to the apex music body and put a stop to the several factional leaders such as Hajia Amina Oluremi Dangaija, Kevin Luciano, Murphy Van Anthony, Tee Mac, Pretty Okafor and others claiming the leadership of the association through a purported court injunction.
News reaching Showtime Bonus confirmed that the forthcoming general election is slated for January 30th in Abuja. The Labour minister, affiliated ministries and several other stakeholders and musicians of all hues are expected to be in attendance.