Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu recently hosted Ikorodu Bois in his office.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu opined that their creativity has put them on the map of the world. He also shared photos he took with them after the courtesy visit they paid him.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu took to Twitter to share the amazing photos with a well-deserved comment.
In his words;
“Today, I welcomed generational film-making talent @IkoroduB, whose creativity has put them and Ikorodu on the global map of international platforms like Netflix, earned them a nomination at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards and put their faces on billboards in Times Square, NY.
“As a state, we are proud of them and I thank them for visiting me today. We are committed to developing creative talent in Lagos as we continue to serve as the premiere destination for musical, art and creative talent generation in Africa.”
See tweet below;
Today, I welcomed generational filmmaking talent @IkoroduB, whose creativity has put them and Ikorodu on the global map of international platforms like Netflix, earned them a nomination at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards and put their faces on billboards in Times Square, NY. pic.twitter.com/Qfm6v8VoV8
— Babajide Sanwo-Olu (@jidesanwoolu) May 3, 2021
Recall recently that the Ikorodu Bois were honoured in America as a collection of their ingenuity lumped in short clips now appear on a digital billboard at Times Square in New York.
The comic group which comprises Muiz Sanni (15), Malik Sanni (10) and Fawas (13) are popularly known for recreating and mimicking multi-million dollar music videos, movie scenes and movie trailers using locally made items.
Their appearance on Times Square’s billboard is courtesy of Netflix, the movie-production company that has revealed how impressed it is with the young boys’ craft. The billboard at Times Square shows most of their craft that has cemented their name as a global brand.
On the other hand, Netflix has announced plans to feature Ikorodu Bois in its Oscar Film Brand Campaign.