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By Modupe Gbadeyanka

The Nigerian film industry deserves more funding to enable it to realize its full potential, said Ms Boluwatife Adedugbe, brand manager of Rite Foods Limited, maker of the Bigi soft drink.

She said it is because of this that Rite Foods promotes Nigerian talent in entertainment, special skills and entrepreneurship ideas, noting that Nollywood, as the industry is affectionately called, is contributing massively. to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and should be helped to create more income for young Nigerians attracted to it.

Ms Adedugbe said this as the company backed the premiere of a new film, the Progressive tailoring club at Filmhouse Cinemas IMAX, Lekki Lagos, October 24, 2021.

The event brought together guests from different categories of moviegoers who were eager to get a glimpse of the exciting film.

The highlight of the event was a fashion competition organized by Bigi for 20 shortlisted designers from across the country who took part in the online campaign to show off their creativity in the tailoring profession.

Three winners emerged from the competition, and they included Debbie kouture from Ekiti State, which won the top prize of N 150,000, while The Daïamen and Lamoimea the fashion designers, both from Lagos, took second and third positions with N100,000 and N50,000 respectively.

The film’s producer, Mr. Niyi Akinmolayan, said he was delighted with Bigi’s contribution to the success of the film, saying that the leading soft drink brand has made a huge contribution to talent development and the entertainment industry by wearing it. at an enviable level.

“As you can see, Bigi soft drink is everywhere; it’s a great endorsement of a quality brand,” he said.

Speaking of the film, he explained that the film was built around the nature of Nigerians but from the point of view of the tailors, because they offer different characters that are sometimes funny and provocative.

According to him, the film would also be presented in preview in Ibadan before being diffused in the cinemas of the country from Friday, October 29.

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