It was an overwhelming crowd comprising of mainly students from tertiary institutions who attended the maiden edition of GTCrea8 Convention for Undergraduates held at the University of Lagos, Akoka.
The convention brought together undergraduates from universities from across Nigeria who were passionate about technology, digital media, creative writing, fashion, makeup artistry and music production to interact with role models in their areas of interests.
Organised by Guaranty Trust Bank plc, the GTCrea8 Convention featured Master Classes facilitated by captains of industry.
The topics include Business of Creative Writing handled by Lola Shoneyin, author of The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives; Technology facilitated by Iyin Aboyeji, Co-
Founder and Managing Director of Flutterwave; Uche Pedro, Founder of BellaNaija, taught the students Digital Media; Makeup Artistry was handled by Anita Adetoye, Creative Director of Anita Brows while Fashion Design was taken by Lanre Da Silva Ajayi, Creative Director of the self-named fashion label.
Speaking on the GTCrea8 Convention, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Guaranty Trust Bank plc, Segun Agbaje, said the bank was committed to providing “young people in tertiary institutions with a platform that enables them connect with peers and interact with role models in their areas of interest”.