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Saheed Balogun Asks Govt For Stiffer Laws In Nollywood

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Popular Nollywood actor, Saheed Balogun, has urged the federal government to execute the stiffer legal guidelines to information and regulate the operators within the movie trade.

The actor whereas talking with NAN on Friday in Lagos stated that the legal guidelines guiding the trade and the artistes are too weak amd wants modification.

He stated that the regulation is a drive for movies which can be being produced within the nation in latest occasions not depicting the indigenous cultures of her residents.

The current legal guidelines guiding the trade are too weak, we want legal guidelines and constructions that can regulate the indigenous film trade in addition to the type of international movies that may be shot within the nation.

“It is unlucky that the legislators within the numerous home committees on tradition on the nationwide and state ranges haven’t deemed it match for years to sponsor any invoice aimed toward restructuring the operations of the leisure trade.

He stated that an offender convicted for pirating a complete movie of about seven containers and solely requested to pay a effective of N150, 000 as the choice would by no means study his or her classes.

He, due to this fact, urged Nigerians to cease patronising actors and film producers, whose movies didn’t depict the nation’s quite a few cultural values, heritage and societal morals.

If an actor or actress isn’t doing a good job, we should always all cease embracing her or him. Such a particular person will change for the higher.

“If I produce a film which you don’t like; don’t purchase it, it’s because restructuring of the trade has to incorporate joint efforts of the federal government, viewers and the movie-makers.

“We ought to cease celebrating names or personalities producing sub-standard films, slightly we should always have fun individuals who know the precise factor and are doing it,” he mentioned.

He appealed to the federal government to not neglect the trade.

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