Nollywood actress, Omoni Oboli hosted the world on December 23, 2017 at the IMAX Cinemas, Lekki where she premiered her latest movie Wives on Strike: The Revolution.
The premiere gathered stars from different sectors of the entertainment industry including Tonye Cole, Kene Mkparu, Rukky Sanda, Alexx Ekubo, Yomi Casual, Wafaifada, Charles Uwagbai, Anthony Monjaro, Yvonne Jegede Fawole, Abounce Fawole, Mary Lazarus, Seyi Law, Fred Amata. Hilda Dokubo, Ufuoma McDermott, Alibaba, Toyin Abraham, Williams Uchemba, Nikky Laoye, Uzor Ozimkpa and more.
Also in attendance was the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed who said that 2017 has been a remarkable year for the entertainment industry:
First of all, I will like to thank the producer or this movie and everybody that has something to do with this movie in one way or another because it addresses some fundamental issue in a very funny manner. It spoke about domestic violence, child marriage, gender inequality, politics and more. The message is very clear and I think the movie is destined for many awards.
Year 2017 has been really remarkable for the entertainment industry and I think 2018 will yield more positive fruits. 2017 witnessed the premiere of many first class movies.
Omoni Oboli – the writer, producer and director of the film expressed her heartfelt thanks to her family, cast, crew and everyone who came out to support her:
I want to say a very big thank you to everyone who came out today to support me. I noticed no one left the all throughout and this I am grateful for. I was literally scared of how today would turn out but you all held it down for me and for this, I am deeply grateful. To my cast and crew, you guys are the very best. My family and my sons, thank you for understanding why mummy is always busy.
A sequel to Wives on Strike, the movie, Wives on Strike: The Revolution, which is a family comedy follows up on the chronicles of the women’s fight against domestic violence, after one of them was beaten to death by her husband. This leads to yet another strike by the women against their husbands, forcing their hands to stand up for what is right.
The movie stars Omoni Oboli, Ufuoma McDermott, Uche Jombo, Kenneth Okonkwo, Julius Agwu, Chioma Akpotha, Toyin Abraham, Chigul, Saka, Odunlade Adekola, Sola Sobowale, Elvina Ibru, and others.
Wives on Strike: The Revolution is set to hit the cinemas come December 29, 2017.
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