NKEM OWOH BLAST FORMER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN

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Nollywood actor, Nkem Owoh, in his opinion has come out to blast the former President Goodluck Jonathan for rolling out funds to the Nollywood industry without putting a structure first which is the most paramount.

The actor claimed that the former president got it wrong by giving out the money but should have help to lay a foundation first before giving out the money.

Nkwm pointed that the said money has caused a lot of problem in the industry already that does not even have good technology and guidelines to noperate with.

According to him, “It was announced that the money was given to the industry. This is a personal opinion, even if the funds were given to the industry, was that the right thing to do to protect the industry? No, you have to lay down a foundation and help us to build the structure first. If we don’t have a structure and you bring that money, you are going to cause chaos.

“This, I think, had caused a lot of damage already. So, I don’t think bringing out that money and then saying ‘it’s for the industry’ makes sense. Who are the ‘industry’? How are you protecting the industry? Where are the technologies? What are the guidelines from the government that protect this industry?

“We want enabling environment, we are not requesting money from the government; nobody has the easy access to bring in technology from outside. I am sure if somebody from outside this country wants to go and make arrangement from abroad for somebody to come in here with technology, he or she is going to go through a lot of hiccups. Minimise some of these things for us then we can forge ahead, we can really feed this country I believe.”