The Minister of Information and Culture, Alh. Lai Mohammed has reiterated Federal Government continuous support for advertising industry.
He stated this at the weekend while inaugurating the first ever Advertising Offences Tribunal in Abuja.
According to him, Advertising industry holds enormous potential to influence the nation’s economic growth.
Stating the event as a landmark, the Minister said the tribunal is the first of its kind anywhere in the world.
He added that the government is interested in boosting the role and mandate of the Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria (ARCON) for effective regulation of advertising, advertisement and marketing communications in Nigeria.
“The Federal Government will continue to support the advancement of the advertising industry in Nigeria and will ensure that being a nation with remarkable characteristics as well as diverse ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds, advertising, advertisement and marketing communications will be carried out with a level of decency as well as respect for cultural values and constitutional tenets.”