Friday, 21 July 2017

Entertainers call for the sack of Lai Mohammed before 7-days

An entertaining group in Nigeria by name Coalition of Nigeria Entertainers (CNE) has urged Acting President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo to sack the Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed with immediate effect. 

The group ask the Minister of Information and Culture to cancel the statement he made that Nigerian producers are banned from producing music and movies abroad, and give the minister 7-days ultimatum to rescind his statement or else they will be forced to lead a nationwide protest.

Meanwhile the Information Minister has tried to clarify the statement he made earlier which he said that programme meant for Nigerians must be produced in Nigeria, he added that they didn't appoint him Minister to develop the economy of other countries.

The Minister said "This is because we cannot continue to develop the economies of the other parts of the world from the sweat of Nigerians and at the expense of the Nigerian economy"

The president of the entertainment group CNE, Mr. Kunle Nwiya in his statement said, information minister should stop making statements that is capable of affecting the industry negatively as well as causing crisis in the country.

He said "We the Coalition of Nigeria Entertainers wish to inform the Acting President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osibanjo that he should sack Lai Mohammed with immediate effect if the statement against Nigerian Entertainers is not withdrawn in less than 7 days."

"We shall lead a nationwide protest to caution the government on the unhealthy decision which will undermine the international influence of Nigerian Music & Movie Content if the statement is not withdrawn and we also want the misfit Minister of Information to stop saying things that will cause crisis in our beloved country."

The claim to ban production of movies and music abroad has already generated lot of reactions by Artistes and fans on social media.

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