Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica. It is one that stands up there with the best and is ultimately so convincing that it is breathtaking in its very essence. With a star-studded cast of names like Taiwo Ibikunle, Taiwo Hassan, Yinka Quadri, Racheal Oniga, Peju Omobolanle, Ireti Osayemi and Eniola Badmus who became popular for her ‘bigz girl’ role in Jenifa and Funke Akindele herself among others, many in the Yoruba movie terrain, especially the complacent ones, would have released anything to the market with the cast. With a high stake mischief up their sleeves, the ladies bring the waste together, making it very watery and eventually pouring it on the ‘forming’ ladies who are too unprepared and destabilised to fight back. There was a problem processing your submission.

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We are soon made to know that the lady’s piece of jewellery has just been snatched, hence her attempt to retrieve it. To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

It is an interchange of scene continuity that is very impressive and rare, just like the flashback technique put in place when Ayomide’s mother narrates the story of the twins at birth to the lawyer. Another area of error is that the acting of Ireti Osayemi does not convince anyone she belongs to the ghetto; maybe a place among the rich girls would have been apt for her.

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Two months later, the page is turned to the other side of town as life in the slum, which is the major awwa preoccupation of the movie, takes centre stage. Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.

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The next scene reveals a man known in his area as Baba oni baba Adebayo Salami effortlessly reeling off the songs of great musicians like Fela, Ajadi Lawal, Ayinla Omoruwa and Ebenezer Obey, much to the amusement of some younger folks. Ayomide’s mother Peju Omobolanle is forced to seek spiritual answers to the problem but Yanju still assures her of his undying love demonstrated through his unconditional care and kind words.


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The conventional style of the total scene complete with the audio is not the case here; rather, there is a juggling of moviee voice matching the actions of the past. How best does one illustrate the magnificence in the portrayal of Funke Akindele especially as Shalewa Lefty in the ghetto?

No wonder Omo Getto is enjoying so much popularity in town right now.

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Funke Akindele Conquers the Ghetto. Here, Shalewa, who is also known as Lefty, again played by Funke Akindele, is the ring leader of a group of girls who hold sway in the slum and one of the most daring moves of the group of young women occur after a party, which has become one of their regular hang outs with some local music stars.

Some rich girls take over the stage with plenty of cash to spend, disgracing the ghetto girls in the process and to revenge, they later go out of their ways after this to consume all sorts of concoctions and ending in the toilet to pass out the waste.

The directorial ingenuity of Abiodun Olanrewaju, the director, also comes to the fore in one of the early scenes where a drop of the bottle of stout by Baba oni baba continues with the crashing of the flower vase on the floor by Ayomide in almost the same sequence. Meanwhile, the long search for Ayomide, who has been on the run since the unfortunate incident regarding Yanju, is getting tiring for Yanju’s family and the police officers but on sighting Lefty, they all take it that she is the same as the Ayomide they seek.

Please try again later. The move lands her in hospital as she is thoroughly beaten by Tunde, the first time anyone would reprimand her. Read the original article on Independent Lagos.

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Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct. But in spite of this, it must be said that Omo Getto is a fantastic movie that combines the serious with the humorous, while not leaving out didactic punch lines for waa society to learn.


The subject matter revolves around obnirin relationship between Ayomide and Yanju who his Yanju mother disapproves of having witnessed flashes of Ayomide’s anger but Yanju is bent obinrn continuing with Ayomide.

It is while they are on their way to the lady’s location that they have another collision with a car that lands them at the police station. Activities of certain people in a slum said to be Ebute Metta and Badia in Lagos, where crime, ylruba and immoral acts go hand-in-hand and dreams are hardly ever realised.

Omo Getto presents a spectacle one might struggle to cope with and what is more, the movie hits you from the very first blast with raw action? AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa – aggregating, producing and distributing news and information items daily from over African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public.

His resolve is tested when Ayomide attempts to help stabilise the relationship of her friend, Kanyisola Shola Asedeko.

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Sign up for free AllAfrica Newsletters Get the latest in African news delivered straight to your inbox. Funke Akindele has been down this road of acclaim before, with her chart-bursting exploits in celebrated Jenifa even if it does not make much sense.

On getting to a spot however, the pursuit ends suddenly and roles are reversed because the place is a kind of boundary. But Funke Akindele is different and far better than that and any of the movies she has produced, like Ekuro, Awa Obinrin, Ojo Ketala, Agbefo and others is a valid statement in that direction. This is brought into sharp focus when, as a result of calling Yanju without response, Ayomide smashes her phone to the ground.