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Government to establish film village in Kano

18 July 2016, 21:30

Lagos - The Federal Government would release 1billion Naira for the kick off of the 20-hectare film village, which would be modeled like a film village in China and India, reports Pulse.ng

 The Nigerian government has announced that it would establish film village in Kano, with the aim to create jobs and bring local films to high standard.

Member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, made the announcement during an interactive session with Kannywood filmmakers.

Also read:Kannywood goes to Hollywood

He said that the  film village has cinematography centre, 400-capacity auditorium for training, hostel, sound stage, eatery block, three-star hotel, shopping mall, stadium and clinic.

According to Sani Mu’azu, who was once the president of Motion Pictures Association of Nigeria, the film village would create 4,500 jobs. 

Read more at Pulse.ng

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