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NTA Unveils New Television Series in Edo

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chike onwuegbuchi

The Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Benin Zonal Network, has unveiled a new television series titled “100 ways to win a husband.”

It said the television series would be styled like the famous “Hotel D Jordan.”

The Zonal Director of NTA, Mrs. Pulled Igbanon, said the television series produced in collaboration with a private consortium was aimed at addressing issues of marital breakup, promoting moral values and help youths discover their talents.

Igbanon said artistes in the series were drawn from youths in the state seeking to make it big in Nollywood.

She said, “Nigeria has become the cradle of entertainment in Africa. We have to provide a platform for young talented people to grow.

“We want to provide opportunities for our youths to carve a niche in the film industry. We felt that if the state government looked into the entertainment industry, it will help employ people and achieve the 200,000 promised jobs.”

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, who was represented by wife of his deputy, Mrs. Mary Ann Shaibu, promised to provide enabling environment for the television series to succeed and gain acceptance.

Obaseki said he would partner with NTA to develop talents and raise movie stars in the state.

“You are aware of my promise to create 200,000 jobs. Many youths have already registered under the Edo Jobs Initiative. This production is not a mistake.

“My Government is in support. We will partner with you to grow and develop future movie stars in this state. This is one opportunities for the youths to key into job creation.”

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