…Opens Asaba and Abuja sites in November
BY ROTIMI AGBANA
In what is the first of its’ Pan-African expansion plans, Genesis Cinemas has announced its’ partnership with Actis, to launch premium cinema operations in Douala, Cameroon. Over the next few years Genesis Cinemas will launch operations in several African cities as it strives to become Africa’s first Pan-African cinema chain.
Expansion is also underway in Nigeria as plans are being hatched to commence operations in its’ eighth and ninth sites from November 2017. These new additions to the Genesis Cinemas chain are situated in Abuja and Asaba respectively.
The recently built magnificent Gateway Mall in Lugbe; developed by the Novare group, will play host to the second Genesis cinemas site in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja; while the residents of Asaba, Delta State, will enjoy state of the art cinema facilities in the exquisite Asaba Mall.
As an avid supporter of Nigeria’s film industry, Genesis cinemas’ rapid expansion into new territories, is aimed at providing international standard platforms for the exhibition of quality content. Speaking on these developments, the Founder and Group Managing Director of Genesis Group, Dr. Nnaeto Orazulike says; “At Genesis cinemas, it is of utmost importance that we support the progress of Nollywood by playing our part as exhibitors.
We will continue to provide unrivalled exhibition facilities and I look forward to an era where Nigerian films will compete with the rest of the world, not only in quantity but in quality as well.”