The Nigerian music industry has decided not to sit back and watch the
political terrain anymore but to fully participate as the Performing
Musicians Association of Nigeria PMAN being the largest union of musicians
in black Africa & the umbrella union of all Nigerian musicians have thrown
her weight behind her President Hon . ( Dr. ) Liege Lord Keston Muhammed
Okoro Al-Amin who has declared his interest to contest the Delta state
senatorial race for Delta Central Senatorial district
Hon ( Dr. ) Liege Lord Keston Muhammed Okoro Al-Amin submitted his
resignation letter to the national working committee in line with the
constitution of PMAN so as to enable him concentrate on his national
The letter which was submitted at an extra ordinary meeting held in Lagos
on Wednesday,31st January 2018 which is exactly one year since the last
election held in Abuja.
The meeting which had all members of the National working committee, some
national executive members,elders & stakeholders of the Nigerian industry
in attendance was originally conveyed to discuss the burial arrangement for
Mr. Okey Dike who was until his demise the acting national General
Secretary & two time General secretary to two National Presidents of the
The resignation letter was accepted by the general house who praised the
President for the bold step and the following resolutions adopted by the
vibrant musicians Union.
Resolutions adopted at the PMAN meeting held on the 31st of January 2018.
1. Burial arrangements for the late General Secretary :
*Burial Date is 23rd February 2018 at his home town.
*There shall be candle light night/ musical performance in his honor in
*Arrangement for Venue,Date & Time of the Lagos event shall be made known
It was unanimously agreed that a bank account be opened for financial
donations towards *Late Okey Dike's* burial.
*bank details shall be displayed once the process is perfected.*
2. *Hon Keston Okoro's* letter of resignation was officially received by
3.The following vacant positions where replaced in line with *PMAN*
*Dr Gbenga Falope (Jnr)* was moved from the position of 1st vice president
to the position of the *PMAN President.*
*Baba Ojonugwa (JFO)* was moved from the position of the 2nd vice president
to the position of the *1st vice president of PMAN*
*Boniface Itodo (Aita Bonny)* was Appointed as the AGS of PMAN,subject to
confirmation as GS by (NEC) All of these where unanimously carried by
members of the (NWC) Via seconded motions, & voting in line with PMAN