Gowon backs ZUMA filmfest 2017

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A former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (Rtd), GCFR, has thrown his weight behind the 2017 edition of ZUMA Film Festival,ZUFF, billed to hold at the prestigious Jabi Lake Mall, Abuja, from December 1 through 3rd.

ZUMA Film Festival, Nigeria’s foremost film festival is under the auspices of the Nigerian Film Corporation. The first edition of the festival, known then as Nigerian National Film Festival was held in 1999, at the National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos. However, the name of the festival was changed to ZUMA Film Festival in 2006 and subsequently moved to Abuja, the nation’s capital.

General Yakubu Gowon (Rtd)

A statement from the festival secretariat and signed by Brian Etuk, (Coordinator, Press and General Media) says that General Yakubu Gowon, is elated by the decision of NFC to host the film festival and use its as a platform to sustain…



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