13 November, 2014
Jonathan Call Filmmakers To Promote Nigeria Culture
President Goodluck Jonathan has called on African filmmakers to endeavor to use the platform of their works and talents to promote the cultural heritage and traditions of the black people.
The President made the call, while declaring open this year’s edition of the prestigious Africa International Film Festival,AFFRIF, which is holding in Calabar, Cross River State.
Speaking through the Minister of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, High Chief Edem Duke, Jonathan commended the film makers for not only using their crafts to reposition the place of the black people in the comity of nation, but also, for ensuring that the rest of the world see Africa truly in the light that is appropriate for the continent.