Nigerians have hailed actor Femi Adebayo after his film, King of Thieves was included in the Oscars list for next year’s award.
The movie is one of the few Nigerian films to make the list. The actor took to his Instagram page to share interesting insights after his wave-making movie made it to the Oscars selection committee level. He noted that the country has been compelled to present a movie by October 21, and interestingly, his King of Thieves is among the three submitted works.
The 43-year-old also noted that the win will open Nigeria to the global market and stressed the need to keep telling true African stories.
“Among all movies submitted to the Nigerian Oscars selection committee, 3 movies topped with #KingofThieves being 1 of them “Interestingly, all 3 are indigenous Epic movies. This is great proof that telling our true African story will open us to the global market. “Now, the Nigerian Oscars selection committee have been compelled to present a movie latest oct 21”.