The Director-General, NCC), Mr John Asein, who said this during a news briefing in Lagos on Wednesday to commemorate the “World Book and Copyright Day” usually celebrated globally on April 23, reiterated the commission’s commitment to continued protection of authors’ intellectual property.
The theme of this year is, “Discover the World through Reading.”
Asein said that the occasion was also to celebrate the contribution of books and authors to our global culture.
According to him, it is also to highlight the connection between copyright, creativity and books “to the propagation of our common values as humanity.
He said that the commission would continue to develop policies and strategies to facilitate culture of respect for authorship and copyright works.