‘Omo Ghetto: The Saga’ wins first international award

Omo Ghetto” (The Saga) has won its first international award, and the movie by acclaimed Nigerian actor, Funke Akindele, looks set to break more records.

The movie was released to impressive box office numbers in December 2020. A few weeks after its release, the film broke a nearly five-year record as Nollywood’s highest-grossing movie of all time.

The 2020 comedy recently scooped Africa’s highest-grossing film of 2020/21 award at the META Cinema Conference in the United Arab Emirates.

“We are super excited about the latest award accolade won by ‘Omo Ghetto: The Saga’, as Africa’s highest-grossing film of 2020/21,” FilmOne wrote on Instagram.

“The award is sponsored by COMSCORE, an international box office data collection company and official data partners of the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN).”

The film is also one of the highest nominated titles at this year’s Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) with three nominations including the Best Actress and Achievement in Editing categories.

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