Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, November 5, attended the opening ceremony of the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIF) which was held in the state.
Sanwo-Olu shared photos from the event on his official X handle on Monday, November 6.
He wrote: “Yesterday, I attended the opening of the African Film Festival (AFRIFF) in Lagos. I’ve always been extremely passionate about the film industry and as Governor of Lagos, I aim to set the bar for supporting the film industry very high.
“I talked about the level of impact of the $100 million Film City project we are embarking on as well as the completed training of thousands of young talents in film and the creative process working with key stakeholders in the ecosystem.
“I’m happily getting involved in the ecosystem because film brings entertainment, joy, and laughter and has the potential to boost the GDP of the state.
“A big congratulations to the producers and directors premiering new projects at the event as well as those that will enjoy special recognitions, I look forward to seeing your projects talked about on the global stage.
“Let’s write a new chapter for the industry. #AFRIFF”
Source: X | jidesanwoolu
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