Kano’s film village to gulp N3bn
The federal government has set aside N3billion for the construction of an ultra-modern film village that will provide over 10,000 jobs to Nigerian citizens and also increase revenue generation to Kano state in particular and the nation in general.
This was disclosing by Managing Director Nigerian Film Corporation Danjuma Wurim Dadu during the stakeholder’s interaction session on the construction of Muhammadu Buhari film village at Kofa in Bebeji local government of Kano state, held at Tahir Guess Palace hotel. According to him the project is schedule to take place in three phases adding that the federal government has already put aside N1billion for the commencement of the first phase of the film village.
The MD further revealed that the choice of Kano state in siting the project has been influenced by the fact that Kano state has been the nerve of movie production in Nigeria adding that the proposed film village would include a 400-capacity auditorium for training, a cinematography centre, sound stage, hostel, eatery block, hotels, shopping mall, a stadium, and a clinic among other amenities akin to world-class film village.