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Lagos State Governor, Sanwo-Olu Hosts Nollywood Actors In The Yoruba Genre, Institutes A Health Insurance Scheme For Practitioners.

The Governor with some of the actors.

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, hosted Nollywood actors from the Yoruba genre, in appreciation for what the Governor called, their contributions to the growth of the sector, which has grown tremendously in leaps after the first movie that was produced in 1992 thereabout.

According to him, “I hosted veteran Nollywood filmmakers to a dinner on Monday night in appreciation of their contributions to the growth of the industry and I used the opportunity to institute a health insurance scheme for them to ensure they are well covered for adequate medical care.

We realize that this industry is one of the highest employers of labour. The veterans and practitioners have continued to provide succour and a means of livelihood to a lot of citizens, more importantly; they give freshness to our lives through their stories.

The Governor says, that the health insurance scheme is part of our interventions to assist them with access to health care in public health facilities and this scheme will be specially categorised for professionals in the film business and those who have shaped our society with their craft.


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