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Nollywood to collaborate with EFCC on fight against corruption



 Nollywood to collaborate with EFCC on fight against corruption
Nollywood to collaborate with EFCC on fight against corruption

1 The Nigerian movie industry, popularly known as Nollywood, is set to collaborate with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) in the fight against corruption.

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2 A delegation of relevant guilds and seasoned filmmakers drawn from across the country, stated this during a courtesy call to the Executive Chairman of EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, on Thursday in Abuja.

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3 The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the team was led to the commission by Alhaji Adedayo Thomas, Executive , National Film and Video Censors Board (NFCVB), regulators of Nigerian film industry.

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4 Thomas said that the meeting was conceived to strategise on how filmmakers could collaborate with the EFCC and also make movies that would publicise its activities in combating financial crimes.

5 “This meeting is well thought out by stakeholders, after they observed the Chaiman’s commitment, passion and professionalism in the fight against financial crimes in the country.

6 “Therefore, when they approached me with the idea, I did not have to think twice to embrace it.

7 “I have no doubt in my mind that the entertainment landscape will never remain the same, after this parley with the stakeholders.

8 “I am already envisaging harder times for operators in the film industry, who engage in financial crimes, as the youngest and ‘numero uno’ crime fighter is about to entertain our plight.

9 “The board is very confident that this parley will strategise on how filmmakers can collaborate with the EFCC.

10 “Also on how filmmakers can make movies that will try to publicise its efforts in combating financial crimes in the country,” he said

11 NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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