Delta State Govt Assures AGN, Nollywood Practitioners Of Full Support , Opens Film Village ( Pictures)

The Government of Delta State has reiterated its desire to support the movie industry in Nigeria to succeed 

This was made known on Tuesday at an interactive session between the Government , members of the various stakeholders in the Movie Industry as well as human rights groups in the State capital, Asaba 

The State Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa represented by the Secretary the Government Chief Patrick Ukah said the government has by its acts and deeds being able to support the industry through the provision of the necessary environment for the industry to strive in the State 

These includes adequate security , building of one of the best Film Village in the country which includes studios , amphitheater etc which has made Asaba the hub for movie shooting and location in not only in Nigeria but Africa 

He assures movie makers that the Government will partner with the Actors Guild of Nigeria in the running of the newly built multi million naira Film Village in Asaba

Governor Okowa said the State Government is ready to do more with the Actors Guild of Nigeria and other relevant Movie related unions in order to take movie production to the next level 

He ended up by assuring that a Film City will soon be established in the State where movie practioners  can buy lands and build their houses 

In his remark , the President of Actors Guild of Nigeria,  Chief Emeka Rollas MON said the interactive session was organized to interface with the State in areas of primary interest for the movie industry 

He urged the State Government to take full advantage of the opportunities provided by the industry to grow its economy 

He further thanked Delta State for the full support given its members over the years,but stated that so much more could still be achieved in this direction 

Also speaking at the event, the PDP Gubernatorial Candidate in Delta State Hon Sheriff Oborevwori pledge to continue the legacies laid down by the outgoing government for the Entertainment industry if elected into office 

Represented by his Deputy, Sir Monday Onyeme, said the Entertainment industry cannot be neglected by any serious minded government  not only because of the accruing economic benefits but also the joy it brings to millions of Nigerians across political, ethnic, social,  religious, gender leanings 

The event was attended by so many stakeholders in the industry including the Senator elect for Delta North Hon Ned Nwoko , Nollywood greats Ajebo, Ngozi Ezeonu ,Jnr Pope,Baba Rex aka Mr CUM,Ebele Okaro, Livinus Nnochiri,Mac Collins Chidebe (China)Destiny Etiko, Mary Igwe, Ify Eze, Chioma Emenike,Major film Marketers and Distributors:Remmy Jess, Ossy Affason, Nickson, Wazico, etc.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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