The Musical Copyright Society Nigeria Ltd/Gte (MCSN) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on the new Copyright Act 2022 which was recently signed by him as a parting gift to the creative industry.
In a letter dated April 19th, signed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Society, Mr. Mayo Ayilaran, in a recent letter thanked the outgoing President for deeming it fit to give to the creative industry a parting gift in the form of a new copyright law.
“We have received with joy and hearts filled with gratitude the new Copyright Act 2022, which you recently signed for the creative industry in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. We most sincerely thank you for this, as a parting from Your Excellency”
The Society also thanked the President for the great impact of his administration on the creative sector in the last seven years during which hard decisions were taken, all of which have repositioned our creative industries to be coming up as a virile economic sector in Nigeria.
“Nigerian music, movies, literary work, and artworks among others, are now ranked among the best across the world and yielding multimillion dollars for our creators” Mr. Ayilaran stated.
Ayilaran informed the President that as he is rounding up his tour of duty in the service of our dear country, Nigeria, MCSN considers it very necessary to lend,” our voice in letting the world know how you have positively impacted the copyright space and you would forever remain in our good and fond memories”
He also stated that MCSN is very positive that with continuity in the governance of the All Progressive Congress (APC) which would be succeeding your administration beginning from May 29th, 2023, the great legacies of his administration would be sustained and greatly improved upon as already pledged by the President-elect Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.