About AAAN

The Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria is the only body of advertising companies in Nigeria.

Formerly known as the Association of Advertising Practitioners of Nigeria (AAPN), the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria is the only body of advertising companies in Nigeria.

AAAN seek to regulate the practice of advertising among member-agencies towards improving standards, corporate responsibility and knowledge; encourage symbiotic relationships among practitioners and other related sectoral bodies, in order to enhance the business environment in which we operate, thereby strengthening the contribution of advertising to the nation’s development

The Secretariat

From a room at 56, Herbert Macaulay Street, Ebute-Metta, the Association moved to a more spacious location at 47, Old Yaba Road, Ebute Metta, where it was for over a decade before relocating to a duplex at 18, Amore Street, Off Toyin Street, Ikeja – Lagos on January 31, 1991.  The Association was allocated a parcel of land at the Central Business District near Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja in 1995 where its permanent office was built.  The Association formally relocated to this location named the Advertising House in April 2005.

Mr S. A. Adenuga was the first Administrative Head/Executive Secretary of the Association, followed by Mr Obrian Messango, Chief Olayiwola Odukoya, Mr Wole Ekundayo, Dr Lekan Fadolapo now the APCON Registrar and Mrs Kemi Fabusoro, the incumbent Director.

The Executive Board

The Association has a 12-member Executive Board comprising the President, Vice-President, Director (Secretary), Honorary Treasurer, Publicity Secretary, Asst. Publicity Secretary and six Ex-officio members.  The five officers listed above hold office for two years but could be re-elected for another 2 years (maximum of four years) while the Director is a full-time staff of the Association.

The Board is vested with fullest executive powers to make decisions and direct the affairs of the Association.  They appoint members into the various Committees.

Mr S. A. Adenuga was the first Administrative Head/Executive Secretary of the Association, followed by Mr Obrian Messango, Chief Olayiwola Odukoya, Mr Wole Ekundayo, Dr Lekan Fadolapo now the APCON Registrar and Mrs Kemi Fabusoro, the incumbent Director.

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