"76" Special screening of movie holds for ex-president Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, was recently treated to a special screening of the movie "76," which follows a soldier who gets accused of being involved in the 1976 unsuccessful military coup.

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Rita Dominic and Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo play

Rita Dominic and Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo

(Wild Flower PR)
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Cast and crew of anticipated Nigerian historical fiction drama "76," held a special screening for former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo.

The screening was also attended by director of movie Izu Ojukwu, Rita Dominic, Chidi Mokeme among others.

play Rita Dominic, Olusegun Obasanjo, Chidi Mokeme at special screening of "76" (Wild Flower PR )

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Produced by Adonaija Owiriwa and Izu Ojukwu, and directed by Ojukwu, the story in the film is told from two points of view: that of a young pregnant woman, and that of her husband, a soldier accused of being involved in the 1976 military coup and assassination of General Murtala Mohammed.

Rita Dominic and Ramsey Nouah in "76" play

Rita Dominic and Ramsey Nouah in "76"

(Press)

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Synopsis:
Six years after the civil war, a young officer from the middle belt gets entangled in a romantic relationship with a beautiful O-Level student from the Southeastern part of Nigeria.

Their budding romance was almost ruptured by endless military postings. Now heavily pregnant her walls came crumbling when the news of her husband's involvement in a botched coup attempt hits the headlines.

Tonye Princewill (L), Olusegun Obasanjo, Rita Dominic, Izu Ojukwu play Rita Dominic, Izu Ojukwu, Olusegun Obasanjo, at special screening of "76" (Pulse)

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'76' celebrates the quality of the true African woman by exploring the usually invisible pain of a soldier's wife; it highlights the enduring Nigerian cultural values of courage, resilience, patience, loyalty, faith and family. It is visually pure, emotionally engaging and amorously therapeutic.

The anticipated movie stars talented actors like Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, Ibinabo Fiberesima, Chidi Mokeme, Memry Savanhu, Adonijah Owuruwa, Daniel K. Daniel, Nelly Ekwereogu and Shuaibu Ebenehi Adams.

Olusegun Obasanjo is a former Nigerian Army general who was President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007.

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