President Bola Tinubu on Friday, January 5, congratulated Nollywood actress Funke Akindele on her record-setting film titled ‘A Tribe Called Judah’, which broke a box office record.
The President also commended her notable contributions to the growth of the film industry.
This statement was issued by the Special Adviser to the President, Ajuri Ngelale while Fredrick Nwabufo, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Engagement made it known via his X handle on Friday.
The statement reads: “President Bola Tinubu celebrates the ingenuity, creativity, and immense artistic talents of Nigeria’s thriving entertainment industry.
“President Tinubu congratulates Ms. Funke Akindele on her record-setting film and commends 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 states.”
Source: X | FredrickNwabufo