Lagos - President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has promised to separate the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood from the Ministry of Information if reelected, reports Daily Times
The President said this during the question and answer session at the Showbiz Interactive forum held with the movie practitioners.
During the interactive session, it was proposed that Nollywood be separated from the Ministry of Information and transferred to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
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President Jonathan welcomed the proposal and promised to make sure that the sector meets international standard.
He also revealed that Nollywood provides 1.5% of the national income therefore, sees its importance.
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