Fashola addresses actors during Lagos protest
Governor Fashola has promised Nollywood the assistance of the government in battling the global phenomenon 'piracy'.
undefined where they were addressed by the Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola.
Speaking at the gathering, Nollywood veteran Tunde Kelani said the industry is witnessing a different level of piracy.
According to him, films produced in Nigeria are pirated, released and sold on the streets of Lagos while still showing in cinemas.
“This is destroying lives, property, business and the industry as a whole" - He said.
The governor promised them the assistance of the government in battling the undefined
“Piracy is a global phenomenon, not just a Nigerian problem but what has been done in other climes is that they have been able to reduce it to the barest minimum.
“Perhaps, more defining is that we should not leave the business of lawmaking to lawmakers alone." - He said.
Other actors present nclude Kehinde Bankole, Iyabo Ojo, Seun Ololketuyi, Aremu Afolayan among others,
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