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Ambode promises to empower the entertainment sector

2015-04-04 19:21
Supporters of Nigerian presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari and vice-presidential candidate Yemi Osinbajo at the All Progressives Congress (APC) fundraising dinner in Centurion. Picture: Carien du Plessis/City Press

Lagos - The Lagos All Progressive Congress candidate, Akinwunmi Ambode has said that the APC-led government will empower the entertainment industry, reports

Speaking through his Director of Communications, Steve Ayorinde, the APC candidate who is contesting for governor of  Lagos State said that the  entertainment and tourism sectors will benefit tremendously from an APC-led government  from May 29.

 He said the government will be concerned with  building enduring structures and empowering creative artistes and producers.

Also read:Ambode pledges to consolidate on Fashola's achievements, if elected

He said that they plan to rehabilitate the National Theatre at Iganmu, and  extend similar thoughts to the National Museum and National Gallery of Arts.

He added that one of his proposed flagship programmes, Project T.H.E.S.E, aims at harnessing the hospitality, arts, entertainment and sport sectors to further drive excellence in Lagos State.


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