President Bola Tinubu has congratulated Nollywood actress and director, Ms. Funke Akindele on her record-setting film box office achievement.
In a congratulatory statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Tinubu while commending the ace thespian for her contributions to the growth of the industry, extolled the ingenuity, creativity, and immense artistic talents of Nigeria’s thriving entertainment industry.
He lauded the excellence of the Nigerian creative industry, acknowledging its pivotal place as a medium not only for artistic expression but also 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,” President Tinubu stated.