A biopic of Bola Tinubu, the president-elect, will premiere on May 26.
The film premiere will be held at the NAF conference centre and suites in Jabi, Abuja.
Seun Oloketuyi, the executive producer of the Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards, said the biopic titled ‘Last Man Standing’ is “fact-based”.
He added adding that the film follows the life of Tinubu during his time as governor of Lagos state.
“After much deliberations, we have decided to hold the official premiere on Friday, May 26, the last weekend before Asiwaju resumes his duty as the pilot of Nigeria’s next chapter of political history,” he said.
“What we have had before was a private screening where Asiwaju’s close associates like former governor Bisi Akande, governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and governor Dapo Abiodun passed their comments on the film.
“Now, we are ready to unveil to the world what we have been able to do and we believe those who watch it with an open mind will find it both educating and entertaining, as any good film should be.
“I don’t believe there is a set time for any good thing to be revealed. We have not done an immoral film, neither is it based on lies.
“Last Man Standing is a fact-based biopic that will become material for historic reference and since it is ready, it is a good time to premiere it.”
Lateef Adedimeji, who acted in the role of the president-elect, had previously disclosed that he was scared to play the movie role.
“Asiwaju is not a mere politician, he is a stakeholder, a man with a lot going on around him, lots of controversies happening at the same time,” he had said.
“This is somebody that is alive. Someone that can sit and watch you play him, and if you don’t get it right he will say so eventually. It was a lot of work.”
‘Last Man Standing’ was directed by Tunde Olaoye.
The movie stars Gbenga Adeyinka, Jide Kosoko, Madam Kofo, Shushu Abubakar, Segun Arinze, Sam Olatunji, amongst others.
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