Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Nigeria’s biggest copyright collective management organization, has retained the services of Mrs. Mandu Uwem Umoh as a Senior Communications Consultant.
Mrs. Umoh’s assignment is to integrate the digital and traditional tools in communications to ensure that COSON continuously and effectively spreads its message to its members, licensees, international partners and the general public in order to optimally achieve for the members, the objectives encapsulated in the famous COSON mantra, “Let the music pay!”
Mrs. Umoh who has already resumed duties at the magnificent COSON House in Ikeja is bringing together the diverse branches of the COSON communication ecosystem and fusing them into a world class productive communications operation. She will be working with Mr. Tolu Balogun, the COSON Head of New Media, one of Nigeria’s best digital media minds, who in the last one year has been flying the COSON flag from the United Kingdom.
Known across the Nigerian creative industry simply as Mandu, Mrs. Umoh cut her teeth as a professional journalist in 2004 at Silverbird Television (STV). She moved on to become Head, Entertainment Desk at Television Continental (TVC) after which she worked for BEN TV London.
Commenting on her new assignment, Mandu, the lady who describes herself as a complete media girl, said, “I am very excited to be part of the intriguing work going on at COSON, Nigeria’s foremost and most admired copyright collective management organization. At COSON, my office will have no doors. It is wide open all the time to my friends and colleagues in journalism, my primary constituency. My colleagues are assured that there will be full access.
“My job is to make sure that the environment is created for COSON to give full service to its members, licensees and partners in Nigeria and across the world and make sure that their intellectual property brings fitting dividends for them and the Nigerian nation. Excellent results for the members of COSON and satisfaction for my primary constituency, the media, are my dreams.
“I have sat for a significant period with the Chairman of COSON, Chief Tony Okoroji and I have been well briefed. Chief Okoroji’s vision of COSON in the near future is unmistakable. He wants a most effective, transparent and accountable organization driven by the most modern technology and delivering world class results for the Nigerian music industry. His passion for the growth of the industry is infectious. Anyone who knows Chief Okoroji knows that he is a man of his words. I am ready… We move!”