By Mashe Umaru Gwamna
The Federal Government has congratulated Nigerian-born Pearlena Igbokwe on her recent promotion to Chairman of the Universal Studio
Group, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies.
In a statement issued in Abuja on Monday, Signed by Segun Adeyemi Special Assistant To The President (Media) Office of the Minister of Information and Culture said the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said the Federal Government is very delighted at the news of the promotion, which is the latest in a string of successes that have been recorded by Igbokwe.
‘’The fact that, in her new role, Igbokwe will lead the American company’s growing global television studio business, which includes
Universal Television, Universal Content Productions (UCP) and NBCUniversal International Studios, is a pointer to the huge responsibility that comes with the promotion and a testimony to her capability.
‘’Igbokwe is an inspiration to millions of youths around the world and, in particular, those in our country’s burgeoning Creative Industry. We wish her success in her new role,’’ he said.