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Stakeholders urged to support entertainment transformation agenda

17 November 2014, 15:06

Lagos - The Association of Voice Over Artistes of Nigeria (AVOA), on Tuesday called on stakeholders to support the Federal Government’s transformation agenda to reposition the entertainment industry.

The body’s President, Ehi Omukhuale,  said in Lagos that every Nigerian should be an entertainment ambassador, through which more employment opportunities could be created.

"The entertainment practitioners have to encourage visitors and tourists to visit Africa because our earnings, revenues and resources are meagre and highly competitive. It is only when you attract them through quality songs and services that tourists and visitors will patronise Africa and increase our revenue earnings. So, it is high time the entertainers encouraged visitors and tourists to patronise the industry by producing quality songs and rendering good services required by foreign visitors" Omukhuale

He stressed that the promotion and development of the entertainment industry was the collective responsibility of all Nigerians in general, and critical stakeholders in particular.

The AVOA president also called on all Nigerians to join forces in making the entertainment transformation agenda of the Federal Government a reality.


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