He said the sector, if properly harnessed, would empower the rural population; discourage rural-urban migration and crate employment.
“Globally, Nigerians are known for their creative ability and have excelled in this sector and any efforts that contribute towards expanding and developing this, are welcome”, he said. [eap_ad_2] Duke noted that the expo had lived to its expectation of regional integration and unity as well as bringing to the fore the economic opportunities that abound in the creativity industry.
He said the potentials in the sector should be unlocked to allow for adequate growth and development of the industry in order to help increase the Gross Domestic Product of the country.
He said that it had helped to sensitise investors on the need to invest in the enterprise development in the industry and established a viable international market for the region. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]