Nigeria government unveils plans to completely renovate and restructure the National Theatre, Iganmu,Lagos, and completely transform the large,
Under-utilized area of land around the iconic theatre. In a short video released on YouTube tagged: ‘The Nigeria Entertainment City,‘ the government says a Public-Private Partnership model is being deployed to actualise this massive project which will see the current theatre mainbowl fully upgraded, and the adjoining land around it developed into complimentary facilities which will be known as the ‘Nigeria Entertainment City’.
Facilities in the entertainment city will include a 5-Star Hotel, ultra-modern office buildings, a multi-level car park, shopping and retail facilities, and an amusement park. According to the video, the objective of this project is to make the edifice economically viable, create a one-of-its-kind park in Africa, and make it a tourist attraction which will inevitably rub off positively on the country’s economy as a whole....