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Minister of Art sets plan in motion for national theme song 



The Minister of Art, Culture, and the Creative Economy,  Hannatu Musa- Musawa, has called on songwriters and music artists from the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria to compose a theme song for the country.

According to her, one of her priorities was to have a national theme song for the country.

The minister expressed the belief that the song would aid in strengthening the faith of the citizens in the Nigerian project.

In a statement released on Tuesday by the Media Office of the minister, she disclosed this briefly after assuming office.

“The Minister pointed out that one of her key plans in the immediate is to have a *National theme Song for the Nigerian brand. She, therefore, encouraged Nigerian SongWriters and Music Artists from the Six Geopolitical Zones of the Country to begin to think in that direction, ” it partly read.

Musa-Musawa also promised to give her best to rebrand Nigeria’s image.

The Minister maintained that the Country can no longer be associated with negativity such as poverty, fraud, terrorism, and other forms of criminality.

“To change the nation’s image positively beyond the shores of this country will require the collective support of all well-meaning Nigerians, ” she added.

She noted that efforts would be made to ensure the country’s creative industry attracts improved foreign earnings.

Musa-Musawa said, “The Nigerian creative industry has come of age and it is time to project it in a new exportable dimension for improved foreign earnings. Nigerians should expect innovative and inspiring concepts that will drive and support this Sector in the coming weeks.“

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