Speaking at a gathering of special guests that included the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Speaker of House of Representative Femi Gbajabiamila; Mr. Atedo Peterside, founder of Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc. and other dignitaries, the Access Bank MD/CEO said:
“I am so thrilled at the unfolding excitement that Art X is bringing to Nigeria and Africa. When you go to places like Miami, and you go to the artBeso, what are they doing? It is just an opportunity to bring hundreds of thousands of people to come and share in the beauty of art and of course tourism, entertainment, etc. why can’t we do it right here in Nigeria?