The newly elected Pretty Okafor led Performing Musicians Employers Association (PMAN) has hit the ground running with its recent official partnership with the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry Of Information and Culture to fight and curb the menace of piracy through which multi billions of naira are lost annually as revenue and also to develop the entertainment and creative industries in Nigeria. This is coming at the heels of the recently successfully held national delegates conference and elections where Pretty Okafor emerged president unopposed to lead the union for the next 4 years and consolidate on the numerous groundbreaking initiatives his tenure as interim president witnessed.
In a letter signed on behalf of the ministry of Information and culture Alhaji. Lai Mohammed. The partnership between PMAN and the ministry is multifaceted to institutionalize and declare a national piracy day, demonstrate commitment and the political will to fight piracy, support the growth and development of the Nigeria Entertainment and creative industries, take immediate steps to minimize and curtail the piracy menace and to come up with stakeholder driven anti-piracy initiatives.
Pretty Okafor and his exco have swung into action immediately by reaching out to various establishments and individuals in both the corporate and public sectors to work together to achieve its set out goals in this regard.