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Shirley takes Mr. President to cinema today



After initial mix-up with cinema schedules, new Nollywood movie, Mr. President, is now ready for the cinemas this weekend, featuring Ayo Makun popularly known as AY Comedian, Toyin Abraham, Shirley Ann, and Funky Mallam. For sure, some lucky fans may have the privilege of meeting some of these superstars in a cinema closest to them.

New entrant, Shirley Ann Ede, who is set to make a bold statement on Nigeria’s election, produced the movie, making her the first female to confront political entities using entertainment as the platform to drive her message.

Mr. President is an intriguing and entertaining movie, which is powered by Little Brother Global Entertainment and will be in cinemas nationwide from today. The release coincides with Nigeria’s election, as it’s a script from political and election realities in this part of Africa.


The movie parades some of the notable names in the showbiz industry, including Toyin Abraham, Ayo Makun (AY), Broda Shaggi, Shirley Ann Ede, Funky Mallam, Lizzy Jay (Omo Ibadan), Padita Agu and others.

The revolutionary movie depicts how the President interrupts a football game to declare his intention to run for the second term. Several issues spring up to threaten his ambition as the cunning and hilarious games of politics begin to unfold. He must listen or ignore the advice of his cabinet to determine if he would lose or win the election against a formidable opposition party.

Speaking on the forthcoming movie, Shirley Ann Ede, who produced and acted in the movie revealed that she would be the first African woman to make a movie about elections in Nigeria.

“It is an honor to be here and making the kind of movie I love to see. What we are doing with Mr. President movie is not just to make a film, but also to make a lasting statement, which will resonate with many for a long period of time. It is true that the movie is entertaining but beyond that, it is also intriguing and revealing.”

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