Posted by Pamela Eboh, Awka. | 18 July 2015 | 4,363 times
Nollywood legend, Chief Pete Edochie, yesterday commended Governor Willie Obiano for his giant strides in repositioning the media and entertainment sectors in Anambra State.
He made the commendation during a courtesy visit to the governor at the governor’s lodge in Amawbia in company of the Managing Director and CEO of the Anambra Broadcasting Service, Mr Uche Nworah.
Edochie who was once a broadcaster of repute of the station and known for his programme called “Music from the masters” before his transition to the world of make believe hailed the governor for investing in digital broadcast equipments in the state broadcasting organisation as well as introducing other measures aimed at improving the picture clarity and reach of the radio and TV station.
He noted that the governor through his appointment of well known practitioners like Mr. Chido Obidiegwu and Bob-Manuel Udokwu as his assistants has demonstrated that he is a friend of the entertainment sector.
He further promised that entertainment practitioners from Anambra state will always support his government and will use their various movie roles and other platforms to promote Anambra state.
Earlier, while welcoming the Nollywood veteran, the Governor praised Chief Edochie for making Anambra state and indeed Nigeria proud through his professional conduct on and off the screen and urged him to always be a proud ambassador of Brand Anambra.
Highlight of the occasion was presentation of a painting of the governor by the veteran Anambra born actor to Chief Obiano.
•Photo shows Edochie presenting a gift to Governor Obiano . . . yesterday in Awka.
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