Exclusive:Nollywood would be ranked first in the world in a decade with NFVCB’s responsiveness in fulfilling its core mandate, Says Ambassador Uwechue
By Ogar Ando
CHINA,BEIJING — The global recognition of the Nigerian movie industry is getting more approving.
The ever-growing industry that is second to Bollywood, is upping its creative and diverse strength of entertaining, with the National Film and Video Censors Board ( NFVCB) working at its best to censor, classify movie contents.
This has helped in projecting Nollywood in its positive growth by Nigerians and this gives movie lovers a positive perspective of the industry that boasts of a value of $3.3 billion.
Emmanuel Uwechue popularly known in Asia and Chinese communities across the globe as (Hao Ge) has described Nollywood as being ranked as atop in the world in the next decade.
In an interview with the National Film and Video Censors Board’s Principal Film and Video Censorship Officer/SA to the Executive Director on Social Media, Ms Ando Ogar, Mr Uwechue who is the Cultural Ambassador for Nigerians in Diaspora (NIDO) said that the pace of Nollywood’s growth and the trend it is following, it would rank top in a decade.
He added that having come a long way, Nollywood is doing very good and this has placed the country at the very peak of leadership in the continent— owing to the fact that its regulator the National Film and Video censors Board (NFVCB) with the doggedness of the executive director, Alh Adedayo Thomas, sees to its continual mass movie productions, great movie contents that depicts our cultural richness, values and differences and it’s support for movie industry establishment in some African countries and available for other existing movie industries who hope to experience a positive development in their movie industry.
Nigeria on the evidence of our receptiveness, is always open to partnering with different countries to further strengthen there influence and impact around the globe.