This May come as a Surprise to a Lot of People but Come Sunday, November 17th, the Rivers State Government is stop at Nothing as it hosts the nominees of this year’s Best of Nollywood Awards to a special dinner in the state capital, Port Harcourt.
In the words of Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Dr. Nnabuihe Nabbs Imegwu “,
We are hosting this year’s BON nominees’ dinner because of our belief in their art and their industry; we believe that they represent the finest breed of Nollywood talents and we want to treat them to our pristine and preeminent hospitality in Rivers State.”
Dr. Imegwu further said that the Governor Rotimi Amaechi administration is acutely aware of the fact that the entertainment industry, especially Nollywood, is a major component of tourism, which the state government is committed to promoting for the advancement of its economy.
“We have identified the tourism products that would assist us in driving and expanding the economic space in Rivers State, and Nollywood is a key part of that,” said the Commissioner.