Yes. Yes. It happened in your lifetime; a Nigerian movie capturing very gripping moments in recent Nigerian history is ready.
93 Days, the movie we’ve been waiting for (for longer than 93 days), captures the events that unfolded in the lives of the people at the frontline of Nigeria’s battle with the ruthless Ebola virus.
So every time Ebola charged forward like this,
These people in the story were there, ever ready to send it back to virus hell.
The first point of call is the First Consultant Hospital, where he is admitted with fever like symptoms.
Their vigilance leads to an early detection that Mr Sawyer indeed had the Ebola Virus disease. Now it’s a race against time to contain a deadly disease from breaking out and infecting an entire city population and beginning what could be the biggest deadly disease outbreak the world has ever known.
But why are we even hyped about the movie?
It is a very very important and truly Nigerian story, and its huge, especially in this country where heroes and people who make great sacrifices die with their names and stories
And the cast?
There’s the amazing Bimbo Akintola,
There’s the senior Tina Mba.
The legendary Kayode Olaiya of Yoruba screen glory.
The been-there-done-that-still-doing-it Keppy Ekpeyong.
There’s the I-do-PR-but-I-can-also-act-feem Adebola Williams.
There’s even this Hollywood guy that is almost always a policeman on screen, but is now finally a doctor, Danny Glover.
Did we mention that a Nigerian song finally has a brain-bursting original score?
Yep. A 90-piece set, made solely for this movie.
If there’s one thing we are sure of, it is that this movie will win many things, touch many hearts, and mostly importantly, inspire people to become fall in line for service to humanity.
93 Days is hitting cinemas September 16, and yes, our hearts are ready.
Watch the trailer: