President Bola Tinubu has congratulated Nollywood actress and celebrity, Funke Akindele, on her box office record just as he celebrates the ingenuity, creativity, and immense artistic talents of Nigeria’s thriving entertainment industry.
In a statement on Friday by Special Adviser on Media, Ajuri Ngelale, the President congratulated Ms. Funke Akindele on her record-setting film and commended the ace thespian for her contributions to the growth of the industry.
The President extols 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.