Actress, Mercy Johnson Okojie, will make history in January 2020, when her debut film makes its debut in Nigerian cinemas.
Titled “The Legend of Inikpi”, the movie is the thespian’s first work in which she takes the tag Executive Producer.
“The Legend of Inikpi” is set in the ancient Kingdoms of Igala and Bini. The movie tells a compelling tale of two kingdoms on the brink of war. When the Oracle informs King Attah of Igala Kingdom of the human sacrifice demanded by the gods, the king plunges into despair; haunted by the ghosts of his past, this is a sacrifice he is not prepared to give!
Mercy took to her Instagram page to announce the new movie saying, “I have always wanted to tell Nigerian stories, particularly stories about women who did great things and who are even still doing greater things which is why the story of ‘The Legend of Inikpi’ is dear to me.”
Directed by Frank Rajah Arase, the film features popular Nollywood actors Odunlade Adekola, Sam Dede, Paul Obazele, Mercy Johnson Okojie, Saheed Balogun, and fresh actress Nancy Ameh.
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