Ambode, Uduaghan unveil AfrigoldTV

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THE Nigerian motion picture industry has witnessed another milestone as former Delta State governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, unveiled AfrigoldTV, a global web platform that provides paid on-demand service for movie makers.

The event which was held on Tuesday, August 7 at Buckingham Court, Lekki, Lagos, had in attendance Chairman of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) Lagos State, Prince Ifeanyi Dike, Jim Iyke, Seun Akindele, Muma Gee, Benedict Johnson, African China and a host of other Nollywood veterans and actors.
The CEO of Afrigold TV, Dr. Oby Olebara-Uzoukwu, said that the governor’s presence is a clear demonstration of his belief in the motion picture industry as a driver and a fulcrum to leapfrog the economy.
“The rising need for original content and live streaming are among other major factors fueling the growth of the video streaming market. Our future as a developing economy depends upon our ability to harness local capabilities. AfrigoldTv have produced over 200 movies n the last six months,” she said.
Also speaking at the event is the Executive Secretary, Lagos State Film and Video Censors Board, Bamidele Balogun representing the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode said the creative industry would continue to be an indispensable partner of the present administration.
In his words, “We are promoting the sector in order to consolidate community and national pride, positive social values, tourism and economic development. We are also aware that heavy investment in the sector would bring further excellence to the State”.
AfrigoldTV, a subsidiary of Obylicious Empire is a wholly indigenous online film and content provision company and has produced many movies including ‘Swerved’, ‘Good Mistake’, ‘Thin Line’, ‘Weakness’, ‘Scorched’, ‘Lost’ and others.

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