Funke Akindele’s recent film, “Omo Ghetto: The Sage” has broken yet another record, as it becomes the highest-grossing movie in the history of Nollywood.

The film, which was directed by Funke’s husband, JJC Skillz, overtook Kemi Adetiba’s ‘The Wedding Party’ to become the highest-grossing Nollywood film of all time.

This revelation was made by Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN), in a statement issued early on Tuesday morning.

According to the statement, “Omo Ghetto: The Saga”, has so far grossed N468,036,300 after holding the number one spot for its third week in a row.

The 2020 film thereby broke a four-year record formally held by ‘The Wedding Party’, which had been the highest grossing with N453 million ahead of ‘The Wedding Party 2’ in third place with N433 million.

The film surpassed Toyin Abrahim film, ‘Fate of Alakada’ as the highest-grossing movie of 2020.

Released on the 25th of December, 2020, “Omo Ghetto: The Saga”, follows the struggles of Lefty and her friends, Nikky, Busty and Chummy Choko in Askamaya Ghetto.

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The film features stars like Funke Akindele-Bello (as Lefty) alongside, Chioma Akpotha (as Chummy Choko), Eniola Badmus (as Busty), Bimbo Thomas (as Nikky), Akah Nnani (as Mario), Alex Ekubo (Obi Wire), Zubby Michael (as Aza Man), Deyemi Okanlawon (as Stone), Timini Egbuson, Nancy Isime, Paschaline Alex, Mercy Aigbe, Yemi Alade among others.

“Omo Ghetto: The Saga” is the sequel to 2010 trilogy film which starred Rachel Oniga, Taiwo Hassan, Yinka Quadri, Eniola Badmus, Ronke Ojo and many more.

Check out Funke Akindele and her husband’s reaction to the news.


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