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Wini Lazarus dedicates new movie to Yahaya Bello, Remi Tinubu, others


Nollywood Actress Wini Lazarus has dedicated her latest movie, My Body, My Pride to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. Wini said Bello was deserving of the award because his government recognises women by bestowing different political appointments to them in his state. 

Recalling when she set her eyes on the script early last year, Wini said that the various activities of Governor Bello shows they both share the same school of thought. 

Speaking on the similarities, she said her movie is centred on the marriage institution and factors that strengthen the home, adding that Governor Bello is equally toeing same line by empowering women via job provision and appointing a large number in various positions in his state, thereby financially equipping them to support their families, which also translates to building enduring homes and a healthy nation at large. 


Aside Bello, Wini explained that her new project is also dedicated to Dr. Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odii and Dr. Felix King Eiremiokhae, for using their respective Foundations in uplifting various home fronts by contributing their lots to women and widows via their foundation. She said their immense contributiions to some less privileged individuals has enabled them to aspire and live their dreams. The actress also dedicated the movie to the former first lady of Lagos State, Senator Oluremi Tinubu whose New Era Foundation also has similarities with Wini’s pet project, ‘ building the future’ for senior secondary school students in Nigeria. Wini also commend all beautiful Nigerians who have one way or the other uplifted the home and families. 

Speaking on the movie, Wini said: “It is a beautiful family story, about a couple who chose not to give up amid series of matrimonial cobwebs. The story teaches married couple how to live their lives and how to strengthen the marriage institutions and make it work.”

Wini further explained that the movie also identified solutions to domestic violence in marriage, as well as how to prevent them. According to her, couples can have a successful marriage and a successful career in their chosen fields. Although Wini is still single, she expressed optimism of getting married someday. She says her mother had a very successful marriage, noting that hers wouldn’t be an exception. The movie stars actors such as Eddie Watson, Peggy Ovire, Wni Lazarus and Monica Friday.


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