Vocal Nigerian lawmaker, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce is reportedly hatching a plan to make the Nigerian movie industry christened Nollywood, a global destination for blockbuster movie productions.
The ‘commons sense’ to governance propagator, it has been confirmed, is planning to build the first ever Nollywood film studio in Lagos and when it is completed, will make the country, “the next global destination for making blockbuster movies.”
The showbiz impresario and founder of Silverbird Group revealed that much in an interview with Nollywow and also informed that he’s partnering with a French firm to actualize this noble dream.
He also added that they have acquired about 100 hectares of land in Lekki area of Lagos to ensure that the dream becomes a reality.
“Yes, I am working with a French private company. We want to build an amazing film studio in Nigeria so that we can produce great movies. We have acquired about 100 hectares of land in Lekki area of Lagos State. It’s a big project, and it’s in the pipeline. The project can last for many years but we are trying to make it work.” The studio, when completed will definitely boost the nation’s flourishing film industry and create jobs,” Ben Bruce stated.
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