Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, praised actress Funke Akindele for her outstanding achievement with the movie ‘A Tribe Called Judah.’ Breaking box office records and grossing N1 billion within three weeks of its cinema release, the film captivated audiences.

In a commendation shared through his X profile, Obi highlighted the movie’s portrayal of the intricate challenges faced by underprivileged Nigerian families striving for survival. Taking to Twitter, he expressed his admiration, calling the film’s milestone a significant moment in the country’s film industry.

Former Anambra State Governor, Obi, emphasized Nollywood’s pivotal role as one of Nigeria’s major exports over the past decade, acknowledging Akindele’s remarkable contributions as both a talented actress and a producer.

He also applauded Akindele for the success of her earlier films, ‘Battle on Buka Street’ and ‘Omo Ghetto,’ which currently hold the “second and third highest-grossing” positions at the Nigerian box office. Nonetheless, Obi emphasized that ‘A Tribe Called Judah’ delves into the “complex challenges faced by many less-privileged families in Nigeria in their struggle for survival.”

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