Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says Federal Government has taken series of actions to boost Nigerian film industry.
Written by News Room on May 9, 2022
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government has taken series of actions to boost Nigerian film industry.
Mohammed said this at the closing ceremony and Award Night of a seven-day Zuma Film Festival in Abuja.
According to him, the trajectory of the Nigerian film industry has been of great concern for us in this government, and this explains the series of actions we have taken to boost the industry.
He said the Ministry had partnered with the CBN and the Bankers Committee on the renovation of the National Theatre at a cost of 100 million dollars to boost the exhibition revenues of the film industry.
The Managing Director of Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), Dr Chidia Maduekwe, restated the corporation’s commitment to better the nation’s creative industry through the promotion and growth of film production and cinema activities.
Maduekwe said that government remained committed to promoting the growth of the film sector by massively undertaking the required major policy decisions.