Nigerian celebrities, business moguls, diplomats, and government officials were on Sunday night hosted at Terra Kulture for the private screening of Kunle Afolayan’s latest thriller flick, October 1.
The purpose of the exclusive event, which held at Intercontinental Hotel Lagos, was to pitch private screening to corporate organisations and individuals, as well as garner sponsorship for the major local and international premieres coming up later in the year.
The exceptional list, led by Kunle Afolayan, comprised renowned actors such as Sadiq Daba, Kenneth Okonkwo, Fabian Adeoye Lojede, Demola Adedoyin, David Baile and Kayode Olaiya.
Topmost fashion designer, Deola Sagoe who played the role of Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Kehinde Bankole and Nick Phys was also part of the outstanding cast.
October 1 is a thought-provoking movie that isn’t solely about entertaining viewers but serves to communicate important national messages, Afolayan said. He added, “we want the younger generation to know where we are coming from and the older generation to see if we are moving in the right direction”.
Notable faces spotted at the event included art patron, Chief Rasheed Gbadamosi, CEO Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Segun Awolowo, MD Standard Chartered Bank, Bola Adesola, MD, Leadway Assurance, Mr. Oye Hassan-Odukale, Consul-General Of France, Francois Sastourne, Consul-General Of South Africa, Ambassador & Mrs Mokgethi Monaisa, Executive Director, Bank Of Industry, Mr. Waheed Olagunju, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Mo Abudu, Ruth Osime, Noble Igwe among many others.