Lai Mohammed mentions four major things APC requires to achieve its desired goals

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– Information minister mentions at least four major things key to development

– Lai Mohammed speaks at an event in London

– He emphasised on the importance of digital media

The minister of information and culture Lai Mohammed stated that the world cannot wait to listen to the country’s stories via the theatre industry. He said they were prepared to pay huge amount of money for this industry.

Mohammed revealed this in Lagos at the first edition of “My Africa Reality TV Show,” which aims to popularise the African heritage, tradition and values.

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The minister stated that his belief was clear based on the runway success of the dance drama ‘Wakaa The Musical’ which the world recognised its performance in London of recent.

The minister stated that the required thing was to make creative products of the right quality and accessible to all. Mohammed congratulated the organisers and producers of the new reality TV show, saying he has an assurance that it would succeed so much.

Lai Mohammed, the minister of information and culture

Lai Mohammed, the minister of information and culture

Mohammed said the programme was beginning at a vital stage Nigeria wanted to lay the right foundation for a very robust and productive economy.

“This show is the type of production that we need at this time, because it promotes other aspects of our economy, it creates jobs and educates our people.

“By the time we conclude the ongoing digitisation of the broadcast industry, we will have opened up several revenue and marketing pipes for monetisation of such shows and a window to the world,” the minister said.

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Mohammed observed that the big drop of crude prices was a blessing of sort. He said the big drop had pushed the nation to make use its natural and creative resources to build a new economy which will be self-sustaining, but not just natural resources.

The minister appealed to Nigerians to think of a new way for the way forward of the country’s creative industries. He said the target of his ministry was massive employment and development of skill and managerial techniques of the citizens.

He likewise said his ministry would target at formalising and increasing the export of all sections of the theatre industry to become an important foreign exchange earner for Nigeria. He stated that it will also provide major infrastructure that would motivate local and foreign investments into all the core areas of the theatre industries.

“We have identified TV, Music and Film production as a major component. We are working on what exactly should be provided, what type of laws, subsidies, financing, infrastructure etc will be required to achieve the desired goals,” Mohammed stated.

On Wednesday, August 17, the information said the government is aware that some opportunists have been going from one government agency to another using the names of the president, his family members and senior government officials to intimidate those organisations.

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