We often complain in Nigeria, particularly in the entertainment circles that Lagos gets all the love and attention. It’s unsaid but in music scenes, failing to attract a following in Lagos is often considered failure to succeed regardless of the ears garnered from all over the rest of the country.

When a Nollywood crew made their way to Bauchi recently, they earned immense support from the Bauchi State Governor that could lead to us seeing way more creative content coming out of the state in the coming months and years.

In the story shared by Editi Effiong, he details how Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar extended his resources, networks and funds to ensure the comfort and opening of doors for the crew of Anakle Film’s upcoming movie, Up North The Film.

Clearly Governor Abubakar understands the importance of warming up to and embracing the emerging creative circle in Nigeria and with more people in the Government with such attitudes, the worlds of film, music, art and the like could boom.

Read the full story via Editi Effiong’s tweets below.