The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday appointed music superstar, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as Tuface as its 'Good Cause Ambassador'.
NAN reports that Oscar Onyema, NSE Chief Executive Officer, said this at the unveiling of Tuface by the exchange in Lagos.
"Following the appointment, Tuface would lend his voice to raising awareness and mobilising support for the Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability initiatives of NSE geared toward achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in Nigeria", he said.
"His focus on promoting social causes such as raising awareness on peace, the fight against fake drugs and various other ills that plague the Nigerian society through his music aligns with our commitment to creating sustainable value for our diverse stakeholders.
"We run an inclusive Corporate Sustainability strategy that promotes market-based approach to environmental, social and governance imperatives among all stakeholders.
"The appointment of Tuface is aimed at inspiring accelerated progress toward the advancement of the SDGs," Onyema said.
In his remarks, Tuface said: "I have always used my music to inspire change in the world and this has been the focus of the campaigns I have supported over the years.
"I'm indeed delighted to be given the opportunity to serve in this capacity. I will like to assure all that I will be dedicated to the good cause of promoting sustainable development as championed by the Exchange".