Cinematographer and filmmaker, Chief Tunde Kelani has been appointed the Chairman of the Board of National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB).
His appointment was among the nearly 1,500 board appointments approved by President Muhammadu Buhari as contained in a statement by Boss Mustafa, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF late Friday evening.
Kelani’s movies promote Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage
The filmaker is also known for his love of adaptation of literary material into movies. Some of his works include Ko se Gbe, Oleku, Thunder Bolt, The Narrow Path, White Handkerchief, Maami and Dazzling Mirage.
Also appointed into the Board are actress Joke Silver, Keppy Ekpenyong and Kehinde Soaga, a top broadcaster.
Other members of the board are: Efe Nelson, Yinka Riketts, Senator Clever Isikpo, Chief Ede Dafinone, Hon. K.O Ehiagimusor, Mr Ngoji Warmate, Ropo Sesay, Adebowale Owoeye, Engr. Ben Oguntuase, Barr. Aderonke Adedayo, Abdul Yekini Adeleke, Benson Akinseye, Charles Amilo, Princess Uche Ottah, Chief Emma Bukar, Mrs Ini Edeh, Barr. Ejikeme Ugwu, Jamila Salik and Alh. Lawal. Maiarewa.