Movie actor, director, and politician Desmond Elliot who has starred in over two hundred films and a number of television shows and soap operas is being tongue lashed on social media for saying the federal government needs to ban foreign content in order to grow the entertainment industry.
This was disclosed by the economics graduate and father of four while addressing challenges facing Nollywood in an interview with Hiptv.
Elliot said the Government needs to create an enabling environment for this industry to thrive. Secondly, they need to consciously intentionally focus on building the industry. Treat it like importation of rice rice and ban all foreign content to come in so that local content can grow.
The actor further tasked the government to make loan accessible to the industry with less interest.
He urged the government to create the environment for entertainment, Empower people and create billionaires out of these people.