PMAN partners Ministry of Information and Culture to fight piracy

The newly elected executive of the Performing Musicians Employers Association (PMAN), led by its president, Pretty Okafor, has announced its partnership with the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture to fight and curb the menace of piracy as well as develop creativity in the industry.

This was revealed at the just held national delegates conference and elections where Pretty Okafor emerged as president unopposed to lead the union for the next four years and consolidate on the numerous initiatives his tenure as interim president witnessed.

In a release signed on behalf of the Miniter of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the partnership between PMAN and the ministry is multifaceted to institutionalise and declare a national piracy day, demonstrate commitment and the political will to fight piracy, support the growth and development of the Nigeria Entertainment and creative industries, take immediate steps to minimise and curtail the piracy menace and to come up with stakeholder driven anti-piracy initiatives.

Pretty Okafor and his exco have swung into action immediately by reaching out to various establishments and individuals in both the corporate and public sectors to work together to achieve its set out goals in this regard.