Toyin Abraham, Odunlade Adekola, Rachael Okonkwo Sani Danja Praised For Roles In Anti Drug Movie
Movie lovers have commended the actors and actresses that featured in the movie titled “Nimbe” for exposing the vices inherent in drug addiction.
The critics made their commendations in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria on the sideline of the premiere of the movie that took place at the Palms Mall, Lekki, Lagos State.
They said that the artists used their skills to interpret their roles and conveyed the movie’s messages to the youth, its targeted audience, and the public in general.
They artists were able to tell the youth and the public from the content of the video that consumption of hard drugs would always do more harm than good to them.
NAN reports that “Nimbe’’ is the lead character in the video that is about a boy who took to hard drug and this role was skillfully acted by Chimezie Imo.
Household name in the theatre industry, Odunlade Adekola, played the role of Bayo, the father of Nimbe.
Toyin Abraham who acted as Uduah in the video was Nimbe’s mother while Bukola Shofola was assigned the role of ‘Mrs Kpokobiri; the teacher of the lead character.
Also, Kelechi Udegbe answered ‘AK’, in the video and he was the leader of the street gang while Sani Danja played ‘Aba’, a distributor of illegal substances.
The movie which lasted one hour and 50 minutes showed the effects of the consumption of substances suspected to be hard drugs by the lead character and his gang.
Nimbe and his gang operating under the influence of hard drug unleashed terror on the community and committed murder, robbery, and rape.
The film established that Nimbe got introduced to the street gang and drugs due to constant bullying by his peers and the neglect by his parents, especially, his father.
It concluded that parental control, care and love were very essential in the upbringing of children.
It also showed that when a child lacks parental control and social values, he or she would become a victim of negative influences within the society.
Watch official trailer below