BY ESE DIBEBI
Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, founder of the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), believes that if the present government acts on its plans, Nollywood’s troubles will become a thing of the past.
She said this after listening to Nigeria’s Minister for Information, Culture and Tourism, Lai Mohammed on Sunday at a stakeholders’ meeting. According to her, the Minister already has an understanding of the challenges facing Nollywood.
“The minister seems to be well grounded about what he wants to do for the industry. I hope and believe that he will actually achieve what is right for this industry, Anyiam-Osigwe said.
“After listening to him, I don’t think there is much we are going to say to him after what he said to us on Sunday. It is for us to hope that he acts upon the things he had said.
“Piracy and distribution are the major challenges that will make the big difference in the industry because they work hand-in -hand. We feel these are our topmost challenges that must be tackled head-long,” she said.
Peace Anyiam-Osigwe asked industry She called on industry professionals to support the minister in achieving the aims and objectives he had set for the industry.