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  • Entertainment - Featured
  • Updated: May 06, 2021

Governor Sanwo-Olu Appoints Kunle Afolayan, RMD As Part Of Committee To Boost Lagos Tourism

Governor Sanwo-Olu Appoints Kunle Afolayan, RMD As Part Of C

Nollywood director Kunle Afolayan and veteran actor Richard Mofe-Damijo were among those appointed by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu as part of the committee to boost tourism via film in the state.

Sanwo-Olu made the disclosure on Wednesday via his Official Twitter handle, saying: "Nigeria is the second largest film producer in the world and Lagos is the center of this huge creative enterprise.

"To further support practitioners and enhance the sector as a significant contributor to our state and national GDP, today, I inaugurated a 9-member committee on Film Production Empowerment in Lagos State made of core industry practitioners.

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Governor Sanwo-Olu, Kunle Afolayan and others/Image Source: Twitter

Governor Sanwo-Olu, Kunle Afolayan and others/Image Source: Twitter

"Our administration will continue to invest to support the industry to create thousands of jobs and boost the economy. We trust members of the committee which include @RMofeDamijo, veteran filmmaker @tkelani, Founder AMAA @PmoPeace, Film and TV Producer @MoAbudu @kunleafolayan to deliver on their assignment with great committment so the set objectives will be achieved.

Governor Sanwo-Olu, RMD, and others

Governor Sanwo-Olu, RMD, and others

"We have set aside a seed of N1 billion for the creativity and tourism sector. The scheme is to support creative ideas of producers who are constrained by funds to bring their concepts to reality."

 

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