Dressing of masqurades can create 1000 jobs per week for young Nigerian men – Lai Mohammed

TVC E. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says if masquerades were well packaged, dressing and undressing of the masquerades could provide 1000 jobs for some young Nigerian men. Lai said this while speaking at the sectoral debate of the Federal House of Representative in Abuja today May 3rd. “Most states today have more than one festival a year, but the packaging and lack of capacity has not enabled them to make the most out of these festivals. There’s a particular masquerade in the south east, it takes 100 people to dress him, another 100 people to undress him. If this masquerade is well-packaged, it can provide employment in one week for more than 1000 young men. These are some of the untapped potentials. I worked in the airport for 10 years, and I know that if you want your passport stamped as a foreigner, you slip $100 into your passport. No...