Censors Board Condoles With Families Of Olumide Bakare, Victims Of Viewing Center

The Executive Director, National Film and Video Censors Board (NVCB), Mr. Adedayo Thomas has expressed his heartfelt condolences to the families of late veteran actor, Olumide Bakare and football the football fans who died at a public viewing centre in Calabar, Cross River state as a result of electrocution.

Mr. Thomas also commiserated with the people and government of Cross River state, urging them to bear the irreparable loss of the seven football fans with fortitude, and prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured 11 persons currently receiving treatment at the University of CalabarTeaching Hospital.   

“May the souls of the departed rest in eternal peace,” said Thomas In a statement signed by his Special Assistant, Mr. Pelumi Oludayo.

The NFVCB chief, who earlier this month assumed office as the head of the NFVCB, regulators of the film and video sector, as well as exhibition facilities such as cinemas, theatres and viewing centres however disclosed that  plans are being firmed up to standardise viewing centres across the country.

He said the exercise will include a baseline mapping for a much needed data base, and expose viewing centre operators to new opportunities that will lead to facility upgrades and improved safety for the benefit of all viewing centre clients across Nigeria. 

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