Nollywood: Avoid scenes depicting smoking, money rituals – NFVCB charges stakeholders

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The National Film and Video Censors Board, NFVCB, on Tuesday, charged stakeholders in the Nollywood industry to ensure that films, musical videos, among others, are free from depiction and glamorisation of harmful substances like smoking tobacco, criminal acts, ritual killings, money rituals, among others. The Executive Director of NFVCB, Dr.

Shaibu Husseini gave the charge at the National Stakeholders' Engagement on Smoke-Free Nollywood held in Enugu. He commended the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa for putting up the event as part of its corporate social responsibility in Nigeria's creative industry.

” He enjoined the stakeholders in the public and private sectors 'to see the gathering as an important platform to forge strategic partnership in order to mobilise scarce funding and create innovative models to assist in educating/sensitizing mothers, youth and the general public to combat the hydra-headed menace in the form of unapproved and unclassified content.

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