Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 general election, has said that popular actress Funke Akindele’s new movie, ‘A Tribe Called Judah’ reflected the challenges facing the less-privileged Nigerians.
Obi stated this on Saturday in a statement shared on his X handle.
Recall that ‘A Tribe Called Judah’ became the first Nollywood film to surpass N1 billion at the box office.
Reacting to this development, Obi said; “is heartwarming to learn that ‘A Tribe Called Judah’ a movie by @funkeakindele, has achieved a record breaking earning of N1 billion, in just 3 weeks of its release, thus marking a historic moment in our Nigerian movie industry.
“I congratulate Funke Akindele for achieving this feat which is a bold testament to her passion, hard work, and dedication in the movie industry.
“The latest movie touches on some of the complex challenges faced by the less privileged families in Nigeria, in their struggles for survival. It skillfully tells a story that appeals to its audience in a comic and entertaining delivery.”