March 16, 2023

Delta State Govt Assures AGN, Nollywood Practitioners Of Full Support , Opens Film Village

The Government of Delta State has reiterated its desire to support the movie industry in Nigeria to succeed

This was made known on Tuesday at an interactive session between the Government , members of the various stakeholders in the Movie Industry as well as human rights groups in the State capital, Asaba.

The State Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa represented by the Secretary the Government Chief Patrick Ukah said the government has by its acts and deeds being able to support the industry through the provision of the necessary environment for the industry to strive in the State.

These includes adequate security , building of one of the best Film Village in the country which includes studios , amphitheater etc which has made Asaba the hub for movie shooting and location in not only in Nigeria but Africa.

In his remark , the President of Actors Guild of Nigeria, Chief Emeka Rollas MON said the interactive session was organized to interface with the State in areas of primary interest for the movie industry

He urged the State Government to take full advantage of the opportunities provided by the industry to grow its economy.

Also speaking at the event, the PDP Gubernatorial Candidate in Delta State Hon Sheriff Oborevwori pledge to continue the legacies laid down by the outgoing government for the Entertainment industry if elected into office.

Represented by his Deputy, Sir Monday Onyeme, said the Entertainment industry cannot be neglected by any serious minded government not only because of the accruing economic benefits but also the joy it brings to millions of Nigerians across political, ethnic, social, religious, gender leanings.

The event was attended by so many stakeholders in the industry including the Senator elect for Delta

North Hon Ned Nwoko ,

Nollywood greats Ajebo,

Ngozi Ezeonu ,

Jnr Pope,
Baba Rex aka Mr CUM,
Ebele Okaro,

Livinus Nnochiri,
Mac Collins Chidebe (China)
Destiny Etiko,

Mary Igwe,
Ify Eze,

Chioma Emenike,
Major film Marketers and Distributors:
Remmy Jess,

Ossy Affason,


Wazico, etc.