The Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on Entertainment Industry in Rwang Pam Township Stadium, Plateau State, Nigeria.

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The Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on Entertainment Industry in Rwang Pam Township Stadium, Plateau State, Nigeria.

Anthony Fidelis Dung, Sebastine George Eze, Emri Samuel Inaku, Nimmak, Sunday Peter.
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
DOI: https://doi.org/10.51584/IJRIAS.2023.8734
Received: 16 July 2023; Revised: 22 July 2023; Accepted: 27 July 2023; Published: 30 August 2023

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Abstract: This research work centered on The Effects of COVID-19 on Entertainment Industry in Rwang Pam Township Stadium, Plateau State, Nigeria. The following objectives; To determine the level of covid-19 awareness on Rwand Pam Stadium, To determine the negative effect of covid-19 on entertainment industry, to determine if there were any entertainment industry opened during covid-19 and to identify the challenges of covid-19 on entertainment industry. Simple random sampling was used to determine the respondents to reach. A sample size of about 140 people were acquired from the sampling, which was used fot the study. Simple percentage method were used as statistical tool in analyzing data obtained from the field. From the findings, it shows that there are high rates of awareness about covid-19. lockdown of Rwang Pam Stadium, absent of palliatives, distance from teammates and relatives, habitat for reptiles are the challenges of covid-19 on entertainment industry in Rwang Pam Stadium. Tour, Live performances. Album releases, were postponed during covid-19 pandemic in Rwang Pam stadium, Provision of palliatives by the government, establishment of covid-19 centers in all districts of the state, employment of new physicians are the recommendation to enable government curb the challenges and effects identified on entertainment industry in Rwang Pam Township Stadium, Plateau State, Nigeria.

Keywords: Covid-19, Entertainment industry, Rwang Pam Township Stadium

I. Introduction

The global community wake up in December 2019 to an outbreak of a disease named Coronavirus disease 2019 (abbreviated as COVID-19). The disease was described as an infectious disease that is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus. The COVID-19 disease has spread to about 196 countries and territories in every continent across the globe. Since then, there has been concerted effort to curtail the further spread of the infection which is believed to be transmitted by human-to-human. The disease has greatly slowed down economic activities across the world, with many countries coming under partial or total lockdown. Aguda, (2020).