The Federal Government of Nigeria appointed some key personalities in the entertainment industry into a committee set up to advise the FG on ways to reduce the effect of Covid-19 Pandemic on the industry and it will be led by Veteran comedian Ali Baba.
The Minister of information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed confirmed the appointment on Wednesday during a meeting with the Broadcasting Organization of Nigeria, BON.
The minister disclosed that the Ali Baba led committee will offer ideas on how the government can mitigate job and revenue losses in entertainment industry while suggesting the type of financing that is best for the industry considering the changes caused by the pandemic.
The committee consists of Bolanle Austen Peters, Charles Novia, Segun Arinze, Ali Jita, Baba Agba, Kene Okwuosa, Efe Omoregbe, Prince Daniel Aboki, Chioma Ude, Olumade Adesemowo, Dare Art Alade and Hajia Sa’a Ibrahim.
Anita Eboigbe of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) is the committee’s secretary.