In what will go down as the biggest Art-Earth partnership in history towards the global ‘Save-The-Earth’ environmental campaign, Humanity Nigeria will be signing a pact with Omoba Yemisi Adedoyin Shyllon Art Foundation (OYASAF).
Established in 2007 by Prince Yemisi Shyllon, OYASAF art collection is Nigeria’s largest private art collection. It holds over 7,000 artworks of all genres as well as over 55,000 photographic images of Nigeria’s fast disappearing cultural festivals.
OYASAF has donated life size sculptural monuments to the Freedom Park in Lagos, to the Universities of Lagos and Ibadan and to other public places and institutions in Nigeria.
The Founder and Executive Director of OYASAF, Prince Yemisi Adedoyin Shyllon, hails from Abeokuta, in Ogun State of Nigeria. He is a graduate of Engineering (University of Ibadan) and also holds a Bachelor of Law from the Nigerian Law School (University of Lagos) and an MBA degree (Obafemi Awolowo University). He is also a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Stockbrokers and Fellow of several chartered professional bodies. He has an endowed Professional Chair in Visual Art, at the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State Nigeria.
Convener of the Earth Festival, Humanity Nigeria is the fastest growing humanity brand in Africa with young Volunteers drawn from different professional bodies in Nigeria, are very confident that the partnership between Art and Earth, as championed by Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art and Humanity Nigeria, will be the biggest support to the global voice for a safe earth and a clean Environment for all.