The Special Adviser on Youth Affairs to the Governor, Hon. Eric Uwakwe has called for peace amongst the stakeholders in the entertainment industry.
This call was made at Youth Center on 6th July, 2021 where Hon. Irouno Chukwunonye a former SSA on Entertainment, facilitated the meeting of leaders of the Actors Guild of Nigeria AGN; Professional Disc Jockey Association of Nigeria, PRODJAN; Imo State Bloggers Association ISBA; Comedians, Models, Pageant Organizers, amongst others.
Speaking, Hon. Uwakwe said the industry is suffering the aftermath of Covid-19 and activities of the unknown gunmen in the state while reassuring everyone that the government is stepping in to recover, rehabilitate and reconstruct it.
He also thanked Chinedu Hardy Nwadike, President of Imo State Bloggers Association (ISBA) for initiating a peace video in order to further reinforce peace and harmony amongst the people during the activities of unknown gunmen.
Hon Irouno while speaking said Imo Entertainment Academy and Imo Film Village were part of the projects achieved during his tenure but needs to be reactivated for optimal usage now.
Hon. Irouno also opined that the intervention meeting with stakeholders of the industry was necessary to ensure the renewed interest of the State Government is implemented with the right persons in the industry.
Also speaking at the meeting, Barr. Enyinnaya Onuegbo enjoined the stakeholders to be steadfast in their businesses whilst assuring them of the support of the State Government.
Immediate past Special Adviser on Entertainment to the Governor, Hon. Bobby Michaels also appreciated the stakeholders for attending the meeting and also assured them of the Governor’s unflinching desire to develop the entertainment industry in the state.
Nollywood Actor, Zack Orji who was also in attendance concluded by calling on all stakeholders to remain committed to their various associations.
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