Millions of Jobs Could be Created Through Entertainment Industry- Afolayan

Alhaji Afolayan Ayotunde

An entertainment guru Alhaji Afolayan Ayotunde over the weekend said that the entertainment industry remains the highest employer of labour in the country, hence the beed for government to countinue to support the industry.

Alhaji Afolayan Ayotunde
Afolaayan who spoke to some selected Journalists in Abeokuta said the challenges facing the entertainment industry has been a major threat to both upcoming and renowned artiste in Nigeria.
Alhaji Afolayan who is the Chief Executive Officer of Prime Royal Entertainment, lamented that the situations in the country now is not conducive enough for a struggling business man.
His words, “Millions of people earn their living in the industry today, and apart from agriculture and education, the highest employer of labour is entertainment industry and that is why government need to support it more”.
“As It is now, it has been only God helping us so far especially with the ongoing recession and lack of social amemities such as power and good road network and the recent increase in currency rates in Nigeria. It’s not been easy, that is wht we need the government to rise to the situation’.
He said inspite that he is into another venture apart from entertainment, “but I’ve loved to be in the entertainment business for a very long time especially here in Abeokuta. We’ve so many entertainment organizations in Abeokuta here but we just have to keep on showing some love and assisting upcoming artistes; while also taking the movie and music production in Abeokuta into a global level’.
“We’have two artistes at the moment that are working with us. People should watch out for their album coming out soon. And as for movie production, we have two movies also coming out shortly that will be well known to the public”.
“We are promoting Mr Adekunle Boye Best and Beulah, this is long-termed; we are a global company and our doors are opened to not just upcoming but renowned artistes too. We are ready to work with anybody that’s willing”.

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