“Concentrate more on the films that have good cultural values and good morals to correct the wrong impressions of the Western countries, which are contrary to our respected or revered customs and values.”

This was the admonition of NICO Enugu State Head, Mr. Nnaemeka Nwajagu, when he had audience with members of Anyibofu Travelling Theatre, an Igbo cultural entertainment outfit, in his office.

The National Institute for Cultural Orientation Enugu State boss, on behalf of the Executive Secretary, Prof. Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma, commended the group for being resolute and determined in the restoration and upliftment of our indigenous films, hinged on sound moral values; promising that NICO will partner the group in their effort at promoting films, music and teachings that are in line with the goals of NICO.

IkengaIn his brief, the leader of the association and a veteran actor of Nollywood, Mr. Ifeanyichukwu Ikechukwu (Ikenga), told the NICO Enugu State Head that, they came to assure the Institute of their unalloyed support to her mission and vision, which the Anyibofu agenda share in common.

He also commended the Executive Secretary on the innovation and brilliant ideas he had brought to NICO, especially the spread in the six (6) geo-political zones and major states in the country to reach the grassroots.

He prayed that the Management of the Institute will not relent in this noble assignment that is to bring back our best cultural pride, promising to contribute in any way they could towards the success of the forthcoming Society of Nigeria Theatre Artists (SONTA) 2015 conference, taking place on 4th and 5th August, 2015 at the Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja.

In his vote of thanks, Mr. Ibe Michael Ogbuu of the Corporate Affairs Unit, on behalf of NICO Enugu State, thanked them for their great show of solidarity and encouragement.

Kingsley Ngoka & Ibe Michael Ogbuu

Corporate Affairs Unit