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Delta To Build N5bn Film Village

Delta To Build N5bn Film Village

The Delta House of Assembly today approved the request by Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa to construct a N5 billion film village and leisure park in the state.
Reports by the News Agency of Nigeria indicated that the film village and leisure park will be built at Ugbolu, in Oshimili North Local Government area.
The assembly, which resumed plenary on today, has been on a four-week break.
The request of the governor was contained in a letter read during plenary by the Speaker, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori, in Asaba. Th governor said that the project, when completed, would not only boost the revenue base of the state, but would also create jobs for youths of the state.
He said the state government would provide 30 per cent of the funding of the project, while investors would provide 70 per cent.
Tim Owhefere, Majority Leader of the Assembly, moved the motion for the House to receive and adopt the letter. The motion was seconded by the member representing Udu Constituency, Chief Peter Uvieijitobor.
The lawmakers unanimously adopted the request when it was put to voice vote by the Speaker.

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