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“Conscripted”, Nollywood Film On Fight Against Terrorism Set To Premiere

Conscripted is a call-up to a sacrificial service to defend one’s country


Nollywood movie producer, Aik Odiase is set to premiere Conscripted – a fictional film that depicts security agencies’ patriotic fight against terrorism and other crimes in society.

From Right - Producer, Aik Odiase and other crew members on the set of Conscripted.
From Right – Producer, Aik Odiase and other crew members on the set of Conscripted.

Odiase in a statement on Monday revealed that the movie focuses on the issues of insecurity as a global challenge, and why people should appreciate the unique sacrifices paid by security men in the service of their fatherland.

He said:

“The story plot was culled from the Society, what the world and Nigeria in particular, is doing to surmount terrorism and all forms of insecurity. There were bombings, kidnappings, raping, armed robbery and other security challenges threatening the peace. Because of the increasing rate on security challenges in the country, three selfless officers were drafted and specially trained by the relevant authorities to combat crime. The gallant officers include: ‘Brown’ who is in charge of schematic ,’Pinky’, who is in charge of interrogation, and ‘Edge’, the head of the Special Anti-Crime Unit of the Police Force.”

The movie which was shot in Abuja featured the producer, Mr. Odiase, as ‘Edge’, Chinyere Onah as ‘Pinky’ and Preach Bassey as ‘Brown’.

The premiere of the movie will hold on April 28 and 29 at the NAF Conference Centre, Abuja.

A production of Capital Pictures, the cast includes Sir K, Mikki Odey, Sunny Williams and Lizzy Ofuani, among others.

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Written by Waliu Fagbemi

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