Sunday night was lit as dignitaries, A-listers and corporate Nigerians dazzled at the premiere of Ebonylife Films’ sizzling new political comedy, “Your Excellency.” The premiere held at the new state-of-art entertainment complex, EbonyLife Place, at Victoria Island, Lagos.
Directed by award-winning actress and producer Funke Akindele-Bello, “Your Excellency” tells the story of Chief Olalekan Ajadi (Akin Lewis), a bumbling, billionaire businessman and failed presidential candidate, who is obsessed with Donald Trump. Just when his campaign looks set to be another disaster, Ajadi is anointed by a major party and becomes a credible contender – all through the power of social media.
The star-studded ensemble includes Funke Akindele-Bello, Lala Akindoju, Shaffy Bello, Kunle Coker, Ekun Edewor, Alex Ekubo, Oreka Godis, Osas Ighodaro, Mike Iheuwa, Seyi Law, Akin Lewis, Bimbo Manuel, Deyemi Okanlawon, Ini Dima-Okojie, Chioma ‘Chigul’ Omeruah, Emmanuel OMG, Ikechukwu Onunaku, Helen Paul and Toni Tones.
The movie was written by Yinka Ogun, with Isioma Osaje and produced by James Amuta.
“Your Excellency” is coming to cinemas nationwide on the 13th December 2019.
See photos from the premiere below.