The President of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has celebrated the ingenuity, creativity, and immense artistic talents of Nigeria’s thriving entertainment industry.
The President congratulated Ms Funke Akindele on her record-setting film and commended the ace thespian for her contributions to the growth of the industry.
In a statement released on Friday by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), the President commended the excellence of the Nigerian creative industry. He acknowledged its significant role as a platform for artistic expression and recognized its substantial impact as a source of soft power and a viable export.
He said, “The creative industry is one of the high-employment sectors, providing jobs for our able and talented youths.
“It is an industry that is crucial to my administration. I salute Nigerians for their enduring support and patronage of home-grown creative efforts.
“We will provide a conducive environment for the industry to thrive further.”