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Nollywood Super Star and Senior Special Assistanceto Kogi State Governor on Entertainment, Arts and Culture, Mercy Johnson Okojie , hasrepeated history with the filming of a box office movie titled ‘Inikpi’, directed by movie director, Frank Rajah Arase.
Mercy Johnson Okojie disclosed that ‘Inikpi’, which means ‘Lamb’, was inspired by legendary Igala princess who laid down her life for the peace, progress and safety of her people. “the movie was inspired by the story of Inikpi, an Igala princes and only daughter of the Attah Igala, who offered to lay down her life to end the imminent war between the Igala Kingdom”.
The movie features fresh talents discovered during a talent hunt organized by the Kogi state born actress in August, 2017. She explained that the movie was a fertile ground to showcase the talents discovered at the talent hunt.
“Inikpi is a veritable platform to put the talents discovered into practical and positive use, and encouraged them to put in their best”, she said. The movie had the very best of top Nollywood actors including Mercy Johnson, Sam Dede, Odunlade Adekola, Saheed Balogun, Paul Obazele among others.