It was an evening of glitz, glamour and fun on Wednesday, March 29, as top Nollywood celebrities, high net worth Individuals and top government functionaries stormed the Film House Cinema, Dugbe, Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State for the Premiere of ‘Okoto’ (The Series).
The series is co- produced by Oluwakemi Irinoye and Amir Wasiudeen, and directed by Seun Afolabi.
Notable among the Nollywood celebrities include Nollywood veteran -Ayo Mogaji; the prolific actor, Lateef Adedimeji, Muhideen Oladapo, Yetunde Alabi, Damilola Oni, Bukunmi Adeaga Ilori, Omobolanle Adigun among many others.
Some of the dignitaries that graced the event are the Oyo State Commissioner for Information and Culture, Wasiu Olatubosun; Oyo State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Seun Fakorede, a member of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Seyi Adisa, Mrs Adefemi Bucknor, Director, American Corner, Ibadan and the Zonal Business Manager of Airtel Nigeria, Mrs Tolulope Adeniyi
Addressing the media shortly after Premiere, the producer-Oluwakemi Irinoye thanked all guests, celebrities and dignitaries for honouring her and the production house.
“I am overwhelmed with emotions and joy for a show of love and honour giving to me not only by the special guests but also by my family, friends and colleagues in the industry, I am also indebted to Mr Olalekan Wasiudeen, the CEO of Libra Multimedia LTD, the crew and cast of Okoto for several months of hard work, God bless and honour us all,” she said.
Responding to questions on how members of the public would have access to watch the series, Irinoye disclosed that it would be on air on Libra TV’s YouTube Channel from Sunday, April 4, 2021.