- as he attends his ‘King of Thieves’ movie premiere in Ilorin
The 2023 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Kwara South Senatorial Consensus Candidate, Senator Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, on Tuesday evening, joined film lovers at the Viva Cinema, Ilorin, for the premiere of the epic Yoruba movie ‘King of Thieves (AGESINKOLE)’ produced by Kwara-born Nollywood actor, Femi Adebayo.
The movie which was co-directed by Adebayo Tijani and Tope Adebayo Salami, featured top actors like Toyin Abraham Ajeyemi, Femi Adebayo, Odunlade Adekola, Mr Macaroni, Ibrahim Chatta, Adedimeji Lateef, Aisha Lawal, and Broda Shaggi.
Senator Rafiu who made a surprise entry into the cinema in company of Hon. Shehu Sulyman Warah, Hon. Muideen Alalade and some of his aides, paid for the tickets of over 100 people that came to watch the movie.
The Bobaselu of Erin-Ile said he came out to have fun and also support Femi Adebayo, who he described as a brilliant thespian. He congratulated the award-winning Yoruba actor on the success of the film while also commending him for raising the bar in movie production in Nollywood and for also promoting Yoruba culture and traditions.
“I am here to watch the movie and to also support our own Femi Adebayo, who continues to make us proud in the movie industry. With his latest production, Femi has once again raised the bar in film making in the country and beyond. We love what he is doing in Nollywood and are proud to be associated with him,” he said.