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Griot Studios Ltd and Amateur Heads Productions with Bem Pever, Ishaya Bako, Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju and Ummi A. Yakubu serving as Producers are set to release a new movie titled 4th Republic in cinemas across Nigeria from April 2019.
The movie, which is written by Emil B. Garuba and Zainab Omaki, follows the story of Mabel King (Kate Henshaw), a gubernatorial candidate who races to become Nigeria’s first female governor but is caught up around a heavily marred election.
According to the ace Nollywood actress in a statement, 4th Republic is not just a film right for the election period,
“I think what is most significant is the message it carries; we need to stand up for the truth and fight for justice. It’s our duty,” she said.
The political thriller, which also features other top actors like Bimbo Manuel, Sani Muazu, Enyinna Nwigwe, Linda Ejiofor and Yakubu Mohammed, is directed by award-winning director and writer Ishaya Bako.
In the movie, viewers are confronted with a violent and heavily marred governorship election, which sets aspirant King and her idealistic campaign manager, Ike, to discover what went wrong and seek justice through an election petition tribunal.
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