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Tinubu Congratulates Funke Akindele After Her Film Grossed N1B Box Office Record

Extolling the excellence of the Nigerian creative industry, the President acknowledged its pivotal place as a medium not only for artistic expression but also as a source of enormous soft power and viable export....READ THE FULL STORY HERE▶

Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu has praised actress and movie maker, Funke Akindele.

This comes after her film made history by grossing a total N1 billion in box office earnings.

Tinubu, who spoke through his media aide, Ajuri Ngelale, on Friday, said the ingenuity, creativity, and immense artistic talents of Nigeria’s thriving entertainment industry is unrivalled.

He also lauded Akindele for her contributions to the growth of the industry.

Extolling the excellence of the Nigerian creative industry, the President acknowledged its pivotal place as a medium not only for artistic expression but also as a source of enormous soft power and viable export.

“The creative industry is one of the high-employment sectors, providing jobs for our able and talented youths. It is an industry that is crucial to my administration.

“I salute Nigerians for their enduring support and patronage of home-grown creative efforts. We will provide the conducive environment for the industry to thrive further,” Tinubu stated.

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