LAGOS Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Tradition Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, has expressed the state’s dedication to partnering with Nollywood to supply higher films.
She spoke throughout a digital stakeholder-engagement held by way of Zoom, with the theme: “Collaboration between Nollywood and Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Tradition”.
The commissioner urged the actors and actresses to be deliberate of their storytelling such that the morals from their movies would replicate the energy, values and resilience of Nigerians.
President Theatre Arts and Movement Photos Practitioners Affiliation of Nigeria (TAMPAN) Mr. Bolaji Amusan, popularly referred to as Mr. Latin, actress and filmmaker Faithia Balogun Williams and different key Nollywood personalities attended the occasion.
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Akinbile-Yusuf mentioned reasonably than portraying the damaging aspect of the society and reflecting the identical of their films, Nollywood stars ought to take note of promoting the model of Lagos State and Nigeria as a complete to the surface world, such that individuals could be prepared to put money into the movie business.
In response to her, the leisure and tourism business the world over is private-sector pushed and thrives on public-private-partnership, including that no effort needs to be spared to make the business extra engaging to native and worldwide traders.