‘A Tribe Called Judah’ reflects problems less-privileged Nigerians face
The favored movie “A Tribe Known as Judah,” starring Nollywood actress Funke Akindele, has been characterised by Labour Social gathering candidate Peter Obi as a mirror of the struggles confronted by Nigeria’s much less lucky residents.
Obi acknowledged this in a collection of tweets through his verified X deal with on Saturday, January 6.
Inside three weeks of its launch in cinemas, A Tribe Known as Judah broke each field workplace report and have become the primary Nollywood movie to gross N1 billion.
Reacting to this growth, Obi famous that the film’s storyline mirrors “a few of the advanced challenges confronted by many less-privileged households in Nigeria, of their struggles for survival.”
He mentioned: “It’s heartwarming to study that ‘A Tribe Known as Judah’ a film by Nigerian Film Producer, @funkeakindele, has achieved a record-breaking incomes of N1 billion, in simply 3 weeks of its launch,” including that the feat was a “historic second in our Nigerian film business.”
Obi claims that all through the final ten years, Nollywood has continued to be certainly one of Nigeria’s “greatest exports,” a declare supported by the completed actress and producer’s work.
He mentioned: “Nollywood stays one of many greatest exports of our nation within the final decade and reveals the inherent potential in our individuals which Akindele has copiously introduced out in all her works.
“I congratulate Funke Akindele for attaining this feat which is a daring testomony to her ardour, onerous work, and dedication within the film business.”
Obi recommended Akindele for having two of her earlier motion pictures – ‘Battle on Buka Avenue’ and ’Omo Ghetto,’ sitting because the “second and third highest-grossing movies on the Nigerian field workplace respectively.”
“It skillfully tells a narrative that appeals to its viewers in a comic book and entertaining supply.”
The LP presidential candidate inspired Nollywood to “proceed to inform tales that may encourage onerous work, integrity, and productiveness amongst Nigerians.
He mentioned: “This, I consider, will play a big position in positioning our minds for the productivity-driven nation we try to construct – The New Nigeria.”