CBN, BoI mull financing window for Edo Creative Hub

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bank of Industry (BoI) have disclosed plans to partner with the Edo State Government to ease access to finance to creators at the Edo Creative Hub, an initiative of the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki to rejig the state’s entertainment industry.

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki (left); Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele (2nd left), with other officials of the CBN, during a visit to the Edo Production Centre, in Benin City, on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

The finance windows are expected to come from the programmes extended to the entertainment industry in an effort to diversify the Nigerian economy.

Senior Special Assistant to the Edo State Governor on Investment Promotion, Mr Kelvin Uwaibi, who said this in a chat with journalists, said the opportunity came in the wake of the Stakeholders Meeting with actors in Nigerian’s entertainment industry held in Benin City. The stakeholders meeting was…



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