Kunle Afolayan slam critics as ‘jobless’ and ‘failures.’ after his discussion with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on how Nollywood can make a profit from Facebook during their meeting,
Taking to Facebook video yesterday afternoon, the ace filmmaker in two short videos addressed critics who felt he shouldn’t have bothered the Facebook founder with challenges of Nollywood and should have reverted instead to broaching such issues with president Muhammadu Buhari.
“I just want to correct this notion,” started Afolayan, who believed otherwise.
During his recent visit to Nigeria, Zuckerberg had sought audience with Nollowood stakeholders and Afolayan approached on him on developing a way content providers could earn from their contents.
I mean, Facebook can come to Nigeria, they can speak to us, they can look at how to expand their businesses. But what are we getting back in return? A lot of us post our contents on Facebook and we pay. So, why can’t we also put content on Facebook and monetise it?”
“My meeting with Mark of Facebook was not an accident… I was contacted by Facebook team weeks before his arrival in Nigeria. And I didn’t even know he was going to come but when he came, I was privileged to meet him.
“As an artiste and also an entrepreneur, for me, growth is what I am so interested in. It’s what I would always advocate for…
The filmmaker whose latest movie, The CEO, has been generating waves globally however, believes thinks that it is some unsuccessful people with online platforms that were throwing snide remarks at him.
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