Nov 19, 2014 – Nollywood Intervention Fund: Jonathan Gives N215M To Filmmakers
President Jonathan Gives N215M To 26 Nollywood Filmmakers As Unemployment In Nigeria Worsen
Oga on top in Abuja has dolled out a whopping N215.5 Million to 26 movie makers who applied for Nollywood intervention fund grant.
The grant was made available to Nollywood practitioners under Project ACT Nollywood initiative by President Jonathan.
Although sources say the monies will take two weeks to clear, the filmmakers got between N15million and N2million, depending on the magnitude of the film project they proposed.
Minister of Finance hailed Jonathan for his contribution to creativity in Nollywood.
“President Goodluck Jonathan is very much aware of the contribution of creative industry to the economic development of the country and I think several states have also tried to attract the industry.
“He had always believed in the power of the creative industries to try and help transform the country. – Okonjo Iweala praises Jonathan
How is this going to help unemployment in Nigeria.
Why can’t he use the money to create real jobs for the youths… How many of our graduates have acting skills????
This Jonathan self, who are his advisers???