Tinubu hails Funke Akindele on record-setting movie

President Bola Tinubu has congratulated popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, on the success of her latest movie, ‘A Tribe called Judah’.

PUNCH METRO reported that the movie broke a box office record within 21 days of its release in cinemas to become the first Nollywood film to gross N1bn (One Billion Naira).

The president through a press statement through his Special Adviser to the President, (Media & Publicity) Chief Ajuri Ngelale, in his congratulatory message hailed the actress for her contribution in the industry.

“President Bola Tinubu celebrates the ingenuity, creativity, and immense artistic talents of Nigeria’s thriving entertainment industry.

“President Tinubu congratulates Mrs. 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 stated.


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