Tuesday October 11, 2022
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwoolu on Monday night hosted prominent Nollywood Actors to a dinner on in appreciation of their contributions to the growth of the industry.
Governor Sanwoolu also used the opportunity to institute a health insurance scheme for them to ensure they are well covered for adequate medical care.
Speaking at the dinner, Sanwoolu disclosed stated that the industry is one of the highest employers of labour and needs to be encouraged and promoted.
He said the veterans and practitioners have continued to provide succour and a means of livelihood to a lot of citizens, more importantly, they give freshness to lives through their stories.
“The health insurance scheme is part of our interventions to assist them with access to health care in public health facilities.
This scheme will be specially categorised for professionals in the film business and those who have shaped our society with their craft”, he added.