"Let us understand that, they do not dislike you. It’s not that they have a personal quarrel with you but there is an economic opportunity there and that is the best way [pirates] have responded to it." Fashola made the statement at the opening of the Association of Movie Producers (AMP) Eko International Film Festival at the National Theatre,this week.
He referred to pirates as“our brothers and sisters” and asked movie makers to befriend them and constructively engage them in order to have a win-win situation in the fight against piracy in Nigeria.
Movie practitioners aren't happy about the statement he made...they think he's supporting piracy.
What do you think of Fashola's statement?