BY ESE DIBEBI
At a roundtable dialogue with movie marketers held on Wednesday at Lagos State Assembly complex, the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, pledged the support of the Lagos lawmakers to Nollywood.
The event had in attendance movie marketers, distributors, producers and marketers. Obasa said, “There is a ministry in charge of matters that concerns anything about Nollywood and with one of you with us here as a lawmaker we are sure we will do something to protect your interest. It is a war that we have to fight together. Your existence is a source of joy and happiness to Nigeria, and that is why we will be glad to help in any way we can.“
He continued, “Your industry has developed the economy and made this country popular abroad. And we are happy that you have a strong faith in this parliament and we are ready to partner with you and we share in your plight over piracy.“