by Azeez Adeniyi
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said Nigeria’s entertainment industry is the fastest growing in the world.
Osinbajo said this on Monday while speaking at The Platform.
Osinbajo said Nigeria has the most creative people on earth, while stating that its comedians are the funniest in the world.
He said, “Our Music and Entertainment industry are the fastest growing in the World.
“We have the funniest comedians in the world either professional or Amateur.
“We have the most creative people on earth.”
While speaking on the economy, Osinbajo said the Presisent Muhammadu Buhari administration was planning not to depend on one source of revenue.
He said Nigeria is the second largest producer of Sorghum in the world.
“We are making plans not to depend on one source of revenue,” he said.
“Grain production has gone up and we are doing more exportation of Nigerian grains.
“For Sorghum, we are number 2 largest producer in the World.
“We are hoping to produce 1 million metric tonnes of Fertilizer for the Rainy season planting.
He added that the ‘Made in Nigeria’ campaign will create jobs.
“The “Made in Nigeria, Buy in Nigeria” will create more jobs.
“The more you are importing things, you are creating jobs for others.
Our aim is to create 1,000,000 more Jobs by 2020.”
On technology, Osinbajo said the government is focusing on building the digital sector.
“We are growing the digital and Innovation sector.
“We are Promoting Innovation hub in the 6 geo-political zones of the Country,” he said.
He added, “Our population is young and vibrant.
“Our population is young and creative. We have one of the best people in the world.
“You are no longer leaders of the future because the future is already here.”