National Film and Vedeo Censors Board (nfvcb) ,North central zonal co-ordinator Mr Ailewon Paul Danlami has vowed to eradicate the activities of pirates inthe zone.
Danlami made this disclosure during a courtesy call to Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) ,Plateau state council yesterday.
He emphasizes the potential commercial harm of infringement to copyright holders in movie industry.
Danlami, however, assured of offering the hand of fellowship to work together with NUJ toward sensitizing the general public on the important of piracy .
According to him ,the visit was aim at seeking the collaboration with NUJ in the area of fight against infringement right which results in commercial loss to original producers.
He said plan have reach advance stage to release blueprint on how to control the activities of piracy and fake video producer in the North.
The zonal coordinator explained that following consultation with experts on copyright, meeting have been going on with ,the police, civil defense on the need to arrest the perpetrators of fake product.
Danlami warned that there is a mobile Court on ground to try offenders who are found to have directly infringed on the copyrights law.
Chairman Nigerian Union of Journalists Mr Katdabpa Gobum applauded the zonal coordinator for the visit but assured him of his office readiness to strengthen the existing tide.
He condemned the idea where some people will not do the right thing but to eat from the sweat of somebody,we are calling on the general public to be aware of the activities of fake copy in the market .
Gobum added that NUJ is willing and ready to accept new members which must be done to those that are professionally satisfied the requirement of the constitution