Nollywood actress, Chioma Akpotha has made a new revelation about the movie, ‘Gangs of Lagos’.

She revealed that the producer of the crime thriller, ‘Gangs of Lagos’ settled some residents of Isale Eko to allow them shoot the movie in the area.

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Chioma who played Mama Ifeanyi, a market woman and mother of musician-cum-gang member; Ify aka Panamo in the movie disclosed in a recent interview on The Corner Shop Network alongside Tobi Bakre and Adesuwa Etomi-Wellington.

On her part, Adesuwa revealed that she was Bosom feeding her son during the movie shoot. Adesuwa said, “I have said this in multiple interviews that representation matters. And I like the fact that we are seeing more and more films that have women in strong roles. Because I said before, the film has the potential to shape minds, especially the mind of young people.

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“And I love that young girls got to see women in powerful positions. And the fact that I got to play a character like that was so important to me because a woman is not only one thing. I love that we saw Gift’s emotions, I love that we saw her sexy, tomboyish. I love that we saw her fighting.

“There are so many things about a woman and that is one of the things that really excited playing this character. And at that time, I was Bosom feeding my son exclusively.” Tobi Bakre said the people on the streets confirmed to them that the movie epitomizes the true happenings on the streets.


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