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Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has assured of his administrations readiness to partner with the entertainment industry in impacting the society positively.
Speaking on Sunday, during the premier of the movie ” The Graduates” produced by Predy Wisdom Okowa at the Cartege Cinema in Asaba, Senator Okowa explained that the entertainment industry have improved a great deal in addressing vital issues affecting the youths and the effects it has on the society.
According to him ” The entertaining industry is becoming more creative, the quality and packaging of movies produced now is nice, government will continue to support the industry and ensure that they contribute their quota in building a healthy and godly society through education and corrective measures.”
He commended the producer on the quality of the work stressing that the movie exposed the vices youth engage in, because of lack of parental upbringing, also educated the people on the need to know their genotype and HIV status before marriage explaining that indiscriminate sex and multiple partners were wrong and would not help to build a healthy society.
The Governor called on parents not to neglect their duties to their children but be examples for their children to emulate such that crimes among the youths would be reduced to the barest minimum saying ” we will have children that are well brought up and godly for a healthy society”
The Movie which lasted over an hour talked about avoiding multiple sex partners and the need to know one’s genotype in order not to have children with sickle cell disorder.