Kokoro: Lagos commissioner, Onipokia, Obateru, Atayero, Princess Kolade, others set to grace Olabisi Adeyemi’s movie premiere
All is set for the movie premiere of Kokoro, a new film by BlingDiamond Concept, at the prestigious Blue Moon Events Centre, Lekki, Lagos, on May 21, 2022, as top paramount Yoruba monarchs, chiefs and crème de la crème of the Yoruba social circle, confirmed attendance.
Aside from the Lagos commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Uzamat Akinbile Yusuf Moremi, who is saddled with the role of keynote speaker at the event, among those also expected are the Onipokia of Ipokia kingdom, Oba Dr. Sola Adeniyi Olaniyan, Oshigin II; Obateru of Egbin Royal kingdom, HRM Oba Adeoriyomi Oluwasesan Abdul-Akeem Oyebo, and the Atayero of Aramoko Kingdom, HRH Olusegun Aderemi, who are the Royal Fathers of the Day, while the Yeye 1 of the source (Ile Ife), Princess Folashade Ogunwusi Fadairo is the Royal Mother of the Day.
The Chief Launchers of the Day are popular socialite and Iyalaje Oodua, Princess Toyin Kolade; the Akinsiku of Lagos (Olori Eyo), Chief Adebola Dosunmu and the managing director of Adebiyi & Son Nigeria Ltd, Elijah Adebiyi.
Kokoro, which was written and produced by Olabisi Adeyemi, is an intriguing story of love, betrayal and deceit. The movie, shot in undiluted and rich Yoruba language, promises to be very entertaining and highly educative.
According to the storyline, Olabisi Adeyemi tells a story of a family man who finds it hard to believe that his childhood friend and business associate is responsible for his family destruction.
“As you already know that, I just don’t produce movies for the sake of it. I love my job and I always ensure I take my time writing the scripts in order to ensure that all ingredients needed to make a very good movie are not missing.
“And Kokoro is no exception. Aside from making sure the story is tight, best thespians in the Nollywood industry acted in the project,” she said.
Other special guests expected at the epoch making event are the CEO of Zone 4 Energy Limited, Lara Olaniran; CEO of Midstream Food and Beverages Nig Ltd, Alhaji Abdul, Founder/Chairman MKH, Dr. Muibi Kehinde Hammed (MKH) and the founder of T Pumpy Concept Limited, Adaralegbe Akintayo.
The CEO Emachristher properties Limited, Olajide Ahmed Idowu; CEO, Zenith Carex, Adelana Olamilekan; CEO, Carllion Construction Limited, Bidemi Amusa; Hon Sultan Adeniji Adele and Hon. Desmond Elliot would also be present.
Fully subtitled in English, the movie features Olabisi Adeyemi herself, Akin Lewis, Saheed Balogun, Bimbo Oshin, Abiola Ajibike and Toyin Alausa.
Jide Awobona, Mustapha Solagbade, Habibat Jinad, Kunle Omisore, Bukola Olatunji, Kazeem Adeshina and others are also present.
Kokoro, co-produced by Olu Michael and directed by Saheed Abolaji Oscar, would be showing to an exclusive audience at the Blue Moon Events Centre with red carpet starting 1:00pm in the afternoon.
The full movie would be available on Apata TV Youtube channel after the event for general viewing.
“Kokoro is my fourth movie. I started movie production with the release of Okan Mimo, then Eni Ibi and followed by Ayami,” she disclosed.
The movie premiere would be compered by Baba Tee and Mama Ajasco, Moji Oyetola.
Other side attractions at the movie premiere include music, dance and comedy with special appearances by the popular musician, Jide Harmony.