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PhotoWaka Africa
Founder/Executive Director
ETI-INYENE GODWIN AKPAN, popularly known as SIR Inyene, is a Visual Storyteller
And a New Media Specialist with a difference, and one who is very passionate about capacity building for budding photographers.

He is the Chief Executive Officer at the SIR Inyene Company. This is a media house located in Lagos, Nigeria. He is also the Founder and Executive Director of PhotoWaka Africa, which is a social enterprise focused on youth empowerment, creativity, job creation and creating a sustainable value chain in the photography and creative space. The vision of PhotoWaka Africa is to develop professionally inclined, engaging and highly creative community of visual storytellers around Africa, with the bodacious mission of telling African stories through photography thereby using photography as a tool for social change.

He is presently serving as the Lead Photographer for Social Good Lagos; a sub-community of the United Nations Foundation. He is also a member of the African Photo Journalism Database (APJD) and Professional Photographers of America (PPA).

Sir INYENE is also the winner of the 2019 #MyNaijaMyCanon competition and also the winner of the 2019 25Under25 Awards (under the category of hospitality and tourism).

His picture was selected as the third prize winner at the China-Nigeria Friendship in Pictures in celebration of the 70th anniversary of The Founding of the People's Republic of China.

SIR Inyene is presently serving as the Special Adviser on Media & Documentations to the Commissioner for Works, Kwara State.

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