The Federal Government says it is creating new hope for Nigerians through the creative industry. 
 
The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Lai Mohammed stated this today at the closing ceremony of the African Drums Festival in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
 
The minister says the country can no longer depend on oil as a major source of revenue; stressing that aside agriculture, and solid minerals, the administration is scaling up tourism, culture and entertainment into biggest resources for Nigeria. 
 
Meanwhile, some of the participating troupes have commended the initiative of the state government