President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he is proud of a renowned actor, writer and movie producer, Richard Mofe-Damijo, otherwise known as RMD, who just turned 60, and the entertainment industry in Nigeria
In a statement today, July 5 by a presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, felicitating with RMD, Buhari said that the Nigerian entertainment industry has successfully earned a reputable place in the world through hardworking and dedicated professionals, whose tenacity, creativity and resilience continue to attract and sustain viewers on the beauty and cultural diversity of the country.
The President congratulated RMD, who he described as veteran actor and a lawyer, “on his many achievements in the entertainment industry, winning national and international awards that brought glory to the local film industry, and placed the country on global limelight.”
He acknowledged the contributions of RMD to the field of community and development communications, culture, tourism and journalism, working in the public service as a former Commissioner of Culture and Tourism, preceded by serving as Special Adviser on Culture and Tourism in Delta State.
President Buhari also congratulated Nollywood “on the joyous event of RMD’s birthday, praying that God will continue to bless and strengthen the actor and his family.”