BY ‘SEGUN ODEJIMI
AY Makun‘s latest comedy, A Trip to Jamaica has made a whopping N80 million (eighty million Naira) across cinemas in Nigeria as at this morning. This is according to a source at FilmHouse Distribution.
A Trip to Jamaica is only 10 days old in the cinema but our source said, “I can confirm that the box office figure is accurate,” when TNS reached out to confirm speculations that the film had made N60 million.
“The number is now actually N80m as of this morning,” the source revealed.
Going by this figure, A Trip to Jamaica, Ayo Makun’s sophomore film as a producer, is set to smash the box office records currently held by 30 Days in Atlanta, which is also an AY film. The 2014 film made N160 million during its stay in Nigerian cinemas making it by far the highest grossing film in Nigeria till date.
The film currently screens to sold out audiences in cinemas across the country.
A Trip to Jamaica premiered on September 25, 2016 and it features major crowd-pullers Funke Akindele, AY Makun, singer Patoranking and others.